Who is it for?
- Middle school and up. This is the second book in the Life of Fred College Prep Math series. Students will be ready when they have finished Life of Fred Fractions. Want more practice? Check out Zillions of Practice Problems: Decimals and Percents!
What is included?
- 192 pages (hardcover) of fun stories to get children excited about math!
- Conversions between decimals and fractions
- Negative numbers
- Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals
- Area of a circle
- Whole numbers
...and much more!
Teachers and parents love Life of Fred because it actually gets kids engaged in learning math. Instead of the typical "drill and kill" approach, Fred uses entertaining stories that students remember for the rest of their lives. The author, Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt, developed this method through years of teaching mathematics in high school and college. Your students will never ask, "When are we ever going to use this stuff?"
About the Seller
Follow Fred, a five-year-old math professor at Kittens University, as his funny adventures lead students through all the math they'll ever need. Starting from basic kindergarten-level arithmetic, the Life of Fred book series teaches all the way through college math.
Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt designed these books to keep students engaged while also making math concepts memorable. Perfect for independent study, each unit teaches ideas that can be applied using real-world examples.