Fabulous Fractions: Games and Activities that Make Math Easy and Fun
Lynette Long
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Brimming with fun and educational games and activities, the Magical Math series provides everything you need to know to become a master of mathematics! In each of these books, Lynette Long uses her own unique style to help you truly understand mathematical concepts as you play with everyday objects such as playing cards, dice, coins, and paper and pencil.

Inside Fabulous Fractions, you'll find out all about fractions, from what they look like to how to write them, to the relationship between fractions and decimals, and more. While playing exciting games like Super Domino ESP and Reduce It!, you'll learn about proper fractions and how to reduce them. And with games like Combination Pizza, Fraction Jeopardy!, and three-in-a-Row-Bingo, you'll learn to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions while you have fun!

So why wait? Jump right in and find out how easy it is to become a mathematics master!

Measurement Mania: Games and Activities that Make Math Easy and Fun
Lynette Long
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Brimming with fun and educational games and activities, the Magical Math series provides everything you need to know to become a master of mathematics! In each of these books, Lynette Long uses her own unique style to help you truly understand mathematical concepts as you play with everyday objects such as playing cards, dice, coins, and paper and pencil.

Inside Measurement Mania, you'll learn to take the mystery out of measurement! Once you've mastered the basic forms of measurement - length, volume, weight, temperature, and time - you'll learn how to measure the length of an ant in millimeters, the height of a telephone pole in feet, the volume of a bathtub in ounces, the weight of one spaghetti noodle in grams, and the temperature inside a refrigerator in Celsius. You'll discover how to tell time with a candle, create optical illusions, and measure the tallest tree in your neighborhood without climbing an inch!

So why wait? Jump right in and find out how easy it is to become a mathematics master!

Dazzling Division: Games and Activities That Make Math Easy and Fun
Lynette Long
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Dazzling Division Don't just learn division... Master it! Brimming with fun and educational games and activities,the Magical Math Series provides everything you need to know to become a master of mathematics! In each of these books, Lynette Long uses her own unique style to help you truly understand mathematical concepts as you play with everyday objects such as playing cards, dice, coins, paper and pencil. Inside Dazzling Division, you'll learn the basics of division and then quickly begin to solve division problems. You'll find out what divisors,dividends, and quotients are and how to look at division as simply putting items into groups. Once you've grasped these basics, you'll practice your skills with such fun games and activities as Division Tic-Tac-Toe, Off to the Races, and Three -in-a-Row Bingo. Finally, you can move on to become truly dazzling at division by mastering the mysteries of remainders, prime numbers, and long division while playing Prime Mania and Shout it Out! So why wait? Jump right in and find out how easy it is to become a mathematics master! Contents: Anatomy of a Division Problem;Division as Grouping; Division as Repeated Subtraction; Division as the Opposite of Multiplication; Fun One! It's all in the Eyes, Division Circles;Number line Fours; Nickel Mania; Subtracting Sixes; Calculating Sevens; Opposite Eights; Nine and Easy Nines; Erasing Zeros; Dividing by Zero; Division Tic-Tac-Toe; Split Second; Division Search; Off to the Races; Division Memory; Three-in-a-Row Bingo; Egg Carton Division; Answer Up!; Mystery Number; Division Scabble; Divisor Here; Flip-Flop; whoops! Something's Left; Up and Down; Solving Long Division Problems; Three-Minute Long Division; Checking Division Problems; Checking It Out; Ten-Second Guess Division, Daring Divisibility; Prime; Prime Mania; Back and Forth; Shout it Out; Word Problems; Division Master Certificate; Index.

Marvelous Multiplication: Games & Activities that Make Math Easy and Fun
Lynette Long
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Marvelous Multiplication Brimming with fun and educational games and activites,the Magical Math series provides everything you need to know to become a master of mathematics! In each of these books, Lynnette Long uses her own unique style to help you truly understand mathematical concepts as you play with everyday objects such as playing cards,dice,coins,paper and pencil. Inside Marvelous Multiplication,you will explore and solve the mysteries of multiplication. You'll use ten tasty snacks to learn the one times tables,get to know the ten times tables using finger paints, and write a zany story using the multiples of a number to practice multiplication tables. You'll go on to learn even more about multiplication by deciphering the fascinating puzzles of prime factors, exponents,and three digit multiplication while playing games like Prime Solitaire, Three by Three, and Fingers! Also available: Dazzling Division #369837.

Math
Janice VanCleave
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How long is the world's longest earthworm? How tall was a brachiosaurus? What's the average diameter of human hair? What's the circumference of the earth at the equator? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about math. Packed with illustrations, Math for Every Kid uses simple problems and activities to teach you about measurements, fractions, graphs, problem solving, and much more! Using activities that relate math to everday life, this book will help you feel comfortable with math- right from the start. You'll make a sun clock, create a thermometer from a straw, race a paper boat, grow your own bean plant, and even play a game of ring the bottle. Each of the many problems and activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to un derstand explanation. Every activity has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively in the classroom or at home.

Science For Every Kid: Geometry
Janice VanCleave
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How do you fold a sheet of paper into the shape of a whale? How do you measure the area of a pizza pie? How can you draw a circle within a circle without lifting your pencil from the paper? Now you can discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions about elementary geometry--the study of shapes. Packed with illustrations, Geometry for Every Kid uses simple problems and activities to teach about acute and obtuse angles, parallel and perpendicular lines, plane and space figures, and much more! By arranging the pieces of an intriguing Chinese puzzle called a tangram, you'll explore all the different shapes you can form. You'll also learn how to create a colorful 3-D drawing that seems to rise right off the page! And, by building a geoboard, you will discover a quick, fun way to compare the area of different geometric figures. Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy to understand explanation. Every project has been pretested and can be performed safely and inexpensively. Janice Vancleave is the author of over twenty other science books for children.

Speed Math for Kids: The Fast, Fun Way to Do Basic Calculations
Bill Handley
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Math geniuses don't have better brains---they just have better methods! Handley's system shows your kids how to multiply and divide large numbers in their heads; use tricks for understanding fractions and decimals; quickly check answers for every calculation; make addition and subtraction easy; and more. Ages 8 to 14. 240 pages, softcover from Jossey-Bass.

The Math Chef: Over 60 Math Activities and Recipes for Kids
Joan D'Amico, Karen Eich Drummond
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Learning never tasted so good! Show your budding bakers that there's more to cooking than dicing and slicing. There's measuring, multiplying, dividing, fractions, percents, geometry, and more. Each chapter features a math concept, a problem-solving activity, and delicious recipes that use the skill learned. Ages 8 and up. Includes safety rules, explanation of basic cooking skills, and a complete nutrition guide. 180 pages, softcover from Wiley & Sons.

Math Trek: Adventures in the Math Zone
Ivars Peterson, Nancy Henderson
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Have your preteens visited the new amusement park yet? It's called the Math Zone, where they learn how much fun math can be! As students enjoy activities within a colorfully illustrated carnival setting, they discover how math factors into just about everything: from the working of the Mobius-strip Roller Coaster and the Tilt-A-Whirl to the making of "unknots" and secret codes! 128 pages, softcover from Wiley & Sons.

Math Essentials, Elementary School Level: Lessons and Activities for Test Preparation, Grades 3-5
Frances MacBroom Thompson
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Frances M. Thompson
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Lay a solid foundation of algebra proficiency with this BIG collection of ready-to-use materials. A unique 3-step approach helps students master concepts and skills, one activity at a time. Physical models teach "patterns." Pictorial models---diagrams and tables---develop and test retention. Puzzles, problems, and graphic calculator and computer assignments encourage exploration and application. Grades 7 to 12. 640 reproducible pages, softcover from Wiley & Sons.

Arithmetricks: 50 Ways to Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide Without a Calculator
Edward Julius
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Packed with 50 tricks and tips that let you add, subtract, multiply, and divide in a flash, Arithmetricks makes math easier and more fun than you've ever imagined. You won't need a calculator, or in many cases even a pencil, to come up with the correct answers. Just a few simple shortcuts will have you solving basic problems in record time. Arithmetricks will not only amaze you, it will also help you at school and in your daily life. Most of all, you'll have plenty of fun along the way!

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