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Title:
Marvels of math : fascinating reads and awesome activities
Author:
Haven, Kendall F.
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Publication Information:
Englewood, Colo. : Teacher Ideas Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
xii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781563085857
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library QA21 .H32 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Riveting stories and intriguing facts about the innovations and triumphs of mathematicians throughout history answer such questions as, When did the concept of zero originate? Who discovered negative numbers? and How were geometry or algebraic equations first created? Each story has a list of terms to learn, related discussion questions, and experiments and activities that demonstrate and amplify the story's mathematical theme.


Author Notes

KENDALL HAVEN is a nationally recognized master storyteller and the author of numerous books, including Marvels of Math, Write Right!, and Close Encounters with Deadly Dangers. A former research scientist, he is based in Fulton, California.


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