## Anno's mysterious multiplying jarSimple text and pictures introduce the mathematical concept of factorials. |

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That is the signal that the number it follows stands for the product of that number

multiplied by the next

so on all the way down to 1. An example of this is "6 factorial" which is written as ...

That is the signal that the number it follows stands for the product of that number

multiplied by the next

**smaller number**, multiplied by the next**smaller number**, andso on all the way down to 1. An example of this is "6 factorial" which is written as ...

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User Review - amartino1208 - LibraryThingThis book attempts to explain factorials to students with a magically jar that has a world in it. The world breaks into multiple different scenarios where the number of objects get larger. I find the ... Read full review

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User Review - kgeorge - LibraryThingThis story begin with 1 jar and then when we look inside this jar we find 2 countries each with 3 mountains with 4 walled kingdoms, 5 villages, 6 houses, 7 rooms, 8 shelves, with 9 boxes and 10 jars ... Read full review

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