9780941355193

Math: Facing an American Phobia

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  • ISBN13:

    9780941355193

  • ISBN10:

    0941355195

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/1998
  • Publisher: Math Solutions

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Summary

Humorously Uncovers the Reasons Behind Math's Dreadful Reputation and Shows us How we Can Help Prevent Our Own Children From Adopting Similar Phobic Attitudes

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii(1)
Introduction ix
1 Talking Turkey About Arithmetic
1(14)
2 The Pizza Problem
15(10)
3 Who Needs Tip Tables?
25(12)
4 A Cupful of Fractions
37(8)
5 Math Under Pressure
45(10)
6 Calculators--Crutch or Tool?
55(10)
7 Making Math Make Sense
65(10)
8 School Math Then, School Math Now
75(6)
9 Teaching Addition and Subtraction
81(16)
10 Teaching Fractions
97(18)
11 Teaching Percents
115(18)
12 A Message to Parents
133(6)
13 Solving the Phobia Problem
139(8)
Not Your Everyday Answer Key 147

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