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Title:
Old dogs, new math : homework help for puzzled parents
Author:
Eastaway, Robert.
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Publication Information:
New York : Experiment, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
375 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Preparation: Introduction -- The big questions -- Math props for moms and dads -- Math language -- A year-by-year summary -- Arithmetic and how it has changed: Numbers and place value -- Addition and subtraction: mental methods -- Addition and subtraction: paper-and-pencil methods -- Simple multiplication and tables -- Multiplication beyond tables -- Division -- Beyond arithmetic: Fractions, percentages and decimals -- Shapes, symmetry and angles -- Measuring -- Data analysis and probability -- Calculator math -- Big ideas for small people -- Questions...and answers: Questions that your 11-year-old might encounter: Part 1: Calculators not allowed --Part 2: Calculators are allowed -- Answers to questions that your 11-year-old might encounter -- Part 1: Calculators not allowed --Part 2: Calculators are allowed -- Answers to test yourself questions -- And finally ... -- Dos and don'ts -- Glossary.
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ISBN:
9781615190270
Format :
Book