Now that you know your addition and multiplication tables, you are ready for Life of Fred: Fractions.
Fred will take you far beyond elementary knowledge of fractions so, even if you have had some basic training on how to divide up a pie so that you get the biggest “fraction” you will do well to start here.
Life of Fred, Fractions covers one morning in our five-year-old hero’s life in which he teaches a class at the university, buys a bicycle and later, in his office, he hurts his foot and is taken to the hospital
This book lays the first half of the foundation for pre-algebra including . . .
- Less than
- Cardinal and ordinal numbers
- Area, diameter and radius
- Savings and expenses
- Definition of a fraction and what makes the improper
- Comparing and reducing fractions
- Adding and subtracting fractions
- Common denominators
- Roman numerals
- Least common multiples
- Lines of symmetry
- Division by zero
- Multiplying mixed numbers
- Commutative law
- Definition of a function
- Unit analysis
- Division of fractions
- Geometric figures
- Estimating answers
- and much more . . .
Unlike all other math programs, this one also teaches about:
• Boyle’s Law of Gases
• Onomatopoetic words and hyperbole
• Why you shouldn’t run with an 18″ knife in your hand!
The answers are included in the textbook. Complete this book plus Life of Fred Decimals & Percents and you are ready for pre-algebra.
Life of Fred Fractions is a hardcover textbook containing 192 pages. This book is not consumable. All answers are written on separate paper or in a notebook.
The three books Life of Fred Fractions and Life of Fred Decimals & Percents together take about 65 to 70 lessons if you do one each day including the time for the Bridges exams.