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Available for:

Decimals & Percents

Beginning Algebra

Advanced Algebra





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Decimals & Percents

Life of Fred: Decimals & Percents
(Pre-Algebra Part 2 and More)

This book covers the second half of pre-algebra (after Life of Fred: Fractions). After this book you are ready for algebra.

Read about one afternoon and evening in Fred's life in which he:
• Builds a robot
• Gets his first pet
• Learns why sea chanties are not popular in some boat rental stores

This book covers second half of pre-algebra including . . .

  • Number Systems
  • Adding and Subtracting Decimals
  • Multiplying by Ten
  • Functions and Inverse Functions
  • Pi
  • Multiplying Decimals
  • Whole Numbers
  • Squaring a Number
  • Subtracting Mixed Units
  • Sets and Subsets
  • Union and Intersection of Sets
  • Rules of Divisibility
  • Division of Decimals
  • Repeating Decimals
  • Bar Graphs
  • Prime and Composite Numbers
  • Consecutive Numbers
  • the Goldbach Conjecture
  • Area of a Circle
  • Dollars vs. Cents
  • Pie Charts
  • Conversion between Percents/ Fractions/Decimals
  • 40% of 15
  • 30% off
  • Distance Equals Rate Times Time
  • 15% more
  • Area of a Triangle
  • Square Roots
  • Area of a Parallelogram
  • 13 Is What Percent of 52
  • Ratio
  • Ordered Pairs
  • Graphing
  • Negative Numbers
  • Elapsed Time
  • Probability
  • And more . . .

Unlike all other math programs, this one also teaches about:
• When Lincoln used the vigesimal system
• When robots have tea parties
• How flossing helped Fred to read books in bed at night

The answers are included in the textbook.

Click here to view a sample lesson

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