This book covers beginning mathematics including . . .
- The Big Question in Arithmetic
- Multiplying Two-digit Numbers
- A Pound of Hamburger Weighs More Than a Pound of Gold
- The Last Ten Multiplication Facts
- How to Remember 7×8 = 56
- Sigma Notation
- Subtracting 12 oz. from 15 lbs.
- Bar Graph
- Ordered Pairs
- Elapsed Time
- First and Second Coordinates
- Why Algebra Does Not Use the Times Sign (×)
- The Cardinality of the Set of All Ice Cream Flavors that Begin with the Letter Alpha
- Minutes and Hours in the Metric System
- Plotting Points on a Graph
- The One Reason for Mathematics
- Hooke's Law
- Slope of a Line
- Estimating Using Graphs
- Changing the Scale on a Graph
- Counting Back Change
- The Commutativity of Set Union
- Less Than (<) and Greater Than (>)
- Area of a Rectangle.
Unlike all other math programs, this one also teaches about:
• One Use of Poetry
• Stationery vs. Stationary
• Forestland in the United States
• Business Letters vs. Personal Letters
• Capitalization in Closing Salutations
• Using Honey Cards
• How to Polish Leather Shoes
• Maps as Seen by Artists, War Historians, Mathematicians, Lovers of Cheese, and Literature Historians
• A Poetical Meaning for "the Land of Milk and Honey"
• Endoplasmic Reticulum
• Finding Cyprus on a Map
• Implicit vs. Explicit
• The Two Major Countries on the Iberian Peninsula
• Why You Can't Find an Ibex in Kansas
• How to Have Ice in the Summer in Kansas in 1843
• Improper Use of Seat Belts
• Why You Shouldn't Park on the Sidewalk
• Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni's Painting
• When Eating Ice Cream Can Be Torture
• Liberty vs. Freedom
• Homogenized Milk
• Why Use Soap
• What You Can Do If You Have Tons of Casual Cash (the answer: buy graph paper)
• Joe's Stomach Has Only Finite Capacity
• Why Brass Braces Are Better Than Regular Braces
The answers are included in the textbook.
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Life of Fred Ice Cream is a hardcover textbook containing 128 pages. This book is not consumable. All answers are written on separate paper or in a notebook. It is designed to be read with the student.
Life of Fred Ice Cream contains 19 lessons and is designed to take approximately one month to complete.