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"...bright and colorful...would be useful to supplement lessons on mathematics."
School Library Journal
Summary
Math is used in everyday life for key activities ranging from rescuing hikers stranded in the wilderness to exploring deep-sea shipwrecks to designing video games. The full-color Math in the Real World set will help young readers gain a deeper understanding of mathematic principles by showing how they are applied in the real world in a variety of high-interest activities and professions. Join astronauts rocketing into space or chefs cooking a meal to discover how they use math to do their jobs.
Concepts and skills emphasized include:
- Number Sense and Operations
- Problem Solving
- Estimation
- Measurement
- Data Analysis
- Algebraic Thinking
- Geometry and Spatial Sense
- And more.