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Exploring the World of Mathematics : Exploring (New Leaf Press) - John Hudson Tiner

Exploring the World of Mathematics

Exploring (New Leaf Press)

Paperback Published: 30th July 2004
ISBN: 9780890514122
Number Of Pages: 157

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Math doesn t have to be difficult, and John Tiner shows that it can actually be fun. Students of different ages and skill levels can use this fascinating book. Intended as a supplement to a homeschool curriculum, it s more than just a math book. Tracing the history of mathematics principles and theory, it includes stories and tips showing math to be practical for everyday use. It also uses many examples of mathematics from the Bible and explains the timekeeping methods used in biblical times. Included are: Basic mathematical principles including some simple algebra, geometry, and scientific math Egyptian and Greek contributions to mathematics Math involving time, the seasons, and measurement Lots of fun activities illustrating mathematical principles Chapter tests (answers included in back) Over 150 illustrations and diagrams"

How to Use Exploring Mathematicsp. 2
Counting the Yearsp. 4
Counting the Hoursp. 14
Muddled Measuringp. 24
Measuring by Metricp. 36
Practical Mathematicsp. 46
The Greek Way with Mathp. 54
Names for Numbersp. 64
Number Patternsp. 74
Endless Numbersp. 84
Math for Scientistsp. 96
Pure and Applied Mathp. 108
Computing Machinesp. 120
Bits and Bytesp. 132
Math on Vacationp. 142
Bibliographyp. 154
Answers to Chapter Questionsp. 155
Glossaryp. 156
Indexp. 157
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ISBN: 9780890514122
ISBN-10: 0890514127
Series: Exploring (New Leaf Press)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 157
Published: 30th July 2004
Publisher: Master Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 21.2  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.45