Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter: A Math Adventure
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Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter: A Math Adventure

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When young Per visits her uncle Sir Cumference and his family, she learns how to play the game, "Inners and Edges." After she finds a clue linking the game to the mysterious castle on the island of Immeter, she must figure out how to find the perimeter and area of a circle to unlock the island's secret.

Math skills taught include finding the area and perimeter of a rectangle and a circle. Introduces an underlying concept of calculus--using straight lines to measure curves. Recommended for ages 9 -12, grades 4 to 8

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Charlesbridge
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9.5 X 8.5 (inches)
ISBN: 1570916810
ISBN-13: 9781570916816
Ages: 8-12
Series: Charlesbridge Math Adventures

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Publisher's Description

When young Per visits her uncle Sir Cumference and his family, she learns how to play the game, "Inners and Edges." After she finds a clue linking the game to the mysterious castle on the island of Immeter, she must figure out how to find the perimeter and area of a circle to unlock the island's secret.

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Author Bio

Cindy Neuschwander is an elementary school teacher who loves teaching math. She also enjoys traveling, reading, and writing stories. She thought up Sir Cumference while visiting medieval castles in England. Cindy lives in Pleasanton, California.

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