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G is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book

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Publisher Comments:

B is for Binary, F is for Fibonacci, P is for Probability... even a small sample begins to give you the idea that this is a math book unlike any other. Ranging freely from exponents to light-years to numbers found in nature, this smorgasbord of math concepts and trivia makes a perfect classroom companion or gift book for the budding young mathematician at home. Even the most reluctant math student will be drawn in by the author's trademark wit, Marissa Moss's quirky illustrations and funny captions, and the answers revealed in W is for " When are we ever gonna use this stuff, anyway?" Download the G is for Googol Teacher's Guide(300K)

Review:

"[L]ively and clear and will appeal to even those who think math is as dull as the kitchen floor....A terrific title to instruct and entertain." Library Journal

Synopsis:

Ranging freely from exponents to light-years to numbers found in nature, this smorgasbord of math concepts and trivia makes a perfect gift book for the budding young mathematician.

About the Author

DAVID SCHWARTZ is the author of 50 children's books, including G IS FOR GOOGOL and Q IS FOR QUARK. He is a frequent guest speaker at schools in the US abroad. He lives with his wife-and co-author-YAEL SCHY in Oakland, California.

Marissa Moss was an honors math student and the only girl on her school math team. She is the creator of the Amelia's Notebook Series, RACHEL'S JOURNAL, and REGINA'S BIG MISTAKE, among others. She lives in Berkeley, CA.

Table of Contents

Contents

A is for Abacus . . . 5

B is for Binary . . . 6

C is for Cubit . . . 8

D is for Diamond . . . 10

E is for Equilateral . . . 11

E is also for Exponent . . . 12

F is for Fibonacci . . . 14

G is for Googol . . . 16

G is also for Googolplex . . . 17

H is for Hundred . . . 18

I is for “If” . . . 19

J is for Jupiter . . . 20

K is for Königsberg . . . 22

L is for Light-Year . . . 24

M is for Möbius Strip . . . 26

N is for Nature . . . 28

O is for Obtuse . . . 30

P is for Probability . . . 32

Q is for Quantity--and Quality . . . 36

R is for Rhombicosidodecahedron . . . 37

S is for Symmetry . . . 39

T is for Tessellate . . . 41

U is for Unit . . . 43

V is for Venn Diagram . . . 44

W is for “When are we ever gonna use this stuff, anyway?” . . . 48

X is for x . . . 50

Y is for y-axis . . . 52

Z is for Zillion . . . 54

Glossary . . . 55

Product Details

ISBN:
9781883672584
ill.:
Moss, Marissa
Author:
Moss, Marissa
Author:
Schwartz, David M.
Publisher:
Tricycle Press
Location:
Berkeley, Calif. :
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Alphabet
Subject:
Alphabet books
Subject:
Study Aids - Mathematics
Subject:
Mathematics - General
Subject:
Mathematics -- Miscellanea.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Math
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
56
Dimensions:
11.28 x 9 x 0.42 in 1.2 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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"Review" by , "[L]ively and clear and will appeal to even those who think math is as dull as the kitchen floor....A terrific title to instruct and entertain."
"Synopsis" by , Ranging freely from exponents to light-years to numbers found in nature, this smorgasbord of math concepts and trivia makes a perfect gift book for the budding young mathematician.
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