Math for All Seasons: Mind-stretching Math Riddles

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Scholastic Inc., 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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v.1. Grapes of math. Author shares some of the techniques that have helped him creatively solve problems in the most unexpected ways. -- v.2. Math for all seasons. Every riddle in this book poses a problem. Kids will learn valuable problem solving skills from winning combinations of clever games and vibrant illustrations -- v.3. Best of times. Author takes on the times tables, showing that there's more to multiplication than memorization. He shows techniques of multiplication that help children to learn quickly that smaller numbers are the key to multiplying larger numbers. Kids can test the techniques with challenging questions on each page. -- v.4. Math-terpieces. Visually oriented problems inspired by artwork of 12 great masters give children ages 5-7 fascinating ways to practice adding. Kids will be stimulated to solve math problems in entirely new ways. -- v.5. Math appeal. Author gives kids more practice in his creative approaches. Each clever rid poses a problem and offers helpful learning hints. The techniques build valuable problem solving skills helping kids to get ready for the challenges of higher math. -- v.6. Math fables. Kids ages 3-6 can enjoy math through charming fables that encourage kids to think of numbes in more creative ways. -- v.7. Math potatoes. Authors techniques build valuable problem solving skills and get kids ready for the challenges of higher math.

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User Review  - jgiann2 - LibraryThing

In my opinion, this is a wonderful book to incorporate in a mathematics class for students who are learning how to count in several ways. There are several reasons why I love this book, which include ... Read full review

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User Review  - kholec1 - LibraryThing

This book is a fun book for children that incorporates so many different elements. It teaches them so many math concepts in a fun way. With the familiar and fun pictures children will learn how to ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Tang earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics from Harvard University, he also holds an M.A. in math education from New York University.

Briggs serves as Editorial Director of Sage Publications, Inc.

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