Life of Fred Goldfish


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This book covers beginning mathematics including . . .

  • Drawing Things to Scale
  • Digits in a Number
  • the Whole Point of Math
  • Polygons
  • Sequences
  • Definition of an Acre
  • Meters vs. Yards
  • Kilograms vs. Pounds
  • Area of a Rectangle
  • Cubic Feet into Gallons
  • Gallons of Water into Pounds
  • Multiplying by Ten, Hundred, and Thousand
  • One Ton = 2000 lbs.
  • Decimal Point
  • Estimating Sums
  • Practicing the Metric System with Dental Floss
  • Bar Graphs
  • and much more . . .

Unlike all other math programs, this one also teaches about:
• Tulip Mania
• Similes
• Being Pardoned Before Being Tried in 1974
• What Is Rarely on a Doll’s Christmas List
• Don’t Wave Your Money Around
• the Advanced Form of the Game of Which of These Is Not Like the Others
• Keeping Your Word
• Picking Your Friends and Your Spouse
• a Crocodile Smile
• What to Remember If You Smoke
• Comparative Forms of Adjectives
• Superlative Forms of Adjectives
• a Waning Moon
• People’s Life Goals Are Different than Fish’s Life Goals
• What Gets Venerated
• Four Countries That Are Nations of Immigrants
• How to Deal with a Duck Who Never Tells the Truth
• Lacrimal Glands
• Living in a City vs. Living in the Country
• Volume of a Fish Tank
• Anthropomorphizing Fish
• Plastic Aquarium Plants Don’t Die
• Drawbacks to 180-gallon Fish Tanks
• Physical Work vs. Mental Work
• Tragedy of the Commons
• A Fish in a Tank vs. Coalback in Jail
• Talking to Your Goldfish
• Kingie’s Favorite Composers
• Purchasing Foreign Products
• Protein and Calcium for Growth

The answers are included in the textbook.