Life of Fred Apples

R565.00

7 in stock

Welcome to the world of Fred! In this first book - Life of Fred, Apples - you will meet and learn to love the eccentric 5 year old maths professor who teaches at Kittens University in Kansas. Fred knows a few things in life - how to be kind, patient and forgiving. He also knows lots about maths, science and history. He loves to read and to think about great things like the universe!

Your maths journey that begins with Life of Fred, Apples will start you on a learning adventure and will show you that all of life is learning, and maths is involved in almost everything you do. This book covers beginning mathematics including . . .

  • Numbers that add to 7
  • Circles
  • Ellipses
  • Reading 6:00 on a clock
  • 5 + ? = 7
  • Days of the week
  • Leap years
  • Spelling February
  • 15 degrees below zero (-15°)
  • Counting by fives
  • 3x + 4x = 7x
  • ante meridiem (a.m.)
  • One million
  • Squares
  • The "There Are Zero . . ." game
  • Sets
  • The popularity of zero
  • Triangles
  • ? (not equal)
  • x + 4 = 7
  • One thousand
  • Counting by Hundreds
  • Reading 3:05 on a clock
  • Rectangles
  • and much more . . .

Unlike all other math programs, this one also teaches about: dressing for cold weather and the difference between deciduous trees and deciduous teeth! You will also learn that Archimedes wrote The Sand Reckoner in 287 B.C.and got killed for being rude. You will discover the difference between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, why Whales are not fish and why boats are cheaper to rent in the winter.

Because learning is fun you will also see read about:

• Herbivores and carnivores, the colours of the rainbow, a king in checkmate and the story of the Titanic!

The answers are included in the textbook and once you have completed this book and you are ready for Life of Fred Butterflies.