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
- Perimeter
- 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

• Bibelots

• Forestland in the United States

• Hyperbole

• 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

• Irony

• Liberty vs. Freedom

• Homogenized Milk

• Why Use Soap

• Cryogenics

• 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.