Help your children to learn to think about math creatively--in effective, engaging ways! The Grapes of Math teaches four important lessons in problem solving: to be open minded; to think strategically; to save time by using a variety of skills when solving problems; and finally to organize information by identifying patterns and symmetries. Short, illustrated riddles teach kids to go about counting the numbers of noted objects by using efficient strategies, rather than simply counting one, two, three.40 pages, softcover. Answer key with reduced riddles and explanations are included. Grades 1-4.
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"How many grapes are on the vine?
Counting each takes too much time.
Never Fear, I have a hunch
There is a match for every bunch!"
Greg Tang, a lifelong lover of math, shares the techniques that have helped him solve problems in the most creative ways! Harry Briggs's vibrant & inviting illustrations create a perfect environment for these innovative games. So open your mind-and have fun!
"This...clever math book uses rhyming couplets... riddles...visual clues to help the reader find new ways to group numbers for quick counting...A winning addition!" --Kirkus
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