The Garden Club: Operations with Fractions

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Norwood House Press, 2013 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
"Planting a garden can be a fun way to learn more about flowers, plants and math! Have you ever planted a garden? Now you can learn how to use fractions to grow your own community garden, just like the students at Sherlock Middle School. This book discusses several types of fractions, including mixed, improper and equivalent fractions. Readers also learn about the least common multiple, greatest common multiple, and ratios. Have fun planting your garden and watching it grow!"
 

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Contents

Operations with Fractions
6
Drawing a Map to Scale
10
Digging It
12
The Garden Grows
14
Math at Work
24
Sunflower Heights
25
Music from the Garden
27
Connecting to Science
28
The Chickens Are Coming
34
Getting Ready for Summer
37
Pizza Party Planning
40
What Does It Equal?
42
What Comes Next?
45
Glossary
46
Further ReadingAdditional Notes
47
Index
48

Spring Progress
30

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