One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale

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Scholastic Press, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
Artwork inspired by traditional Indian miniature paintings - including a four-page gatefold - is "visually striking." - Publishers Weekly. "While there are other versions of this folktale available, none match Demi's for authenticity, illustrative grandeur, and textual clarity." - School Library Journal, starred review

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User Review  - TiffanyNicole67 - LibraryThing

This story about a cunning young girl named Rani is a perfect book to read at the introduction of exponential functions. I love how the end of the book has a diagram of how 1 grain of rice turned into ... Read full review

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User Review  - katelynamy - LibraryThing

This book is a mathematical folktale that explains exponential growth in a way that is great for beginners. Long ago in India there lived a raja who thought he was very fair; however, he kept a lot of ... Read full review

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