101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math

101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math


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Math is a critical part of our everyday lives. The second title in the award-winning "101 Things Everyone Should Know" series helps you understand how you use math dozens of times every day. With entertaining real-life connections in sports, travel, food, hobbies and more, math concepts are simplified and explained. You'll even learn some fun trivia and math history! Using an engaging question and answer format, 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math is perfect for kids, parents, educators, and anyone interested in the difference between an Olympic event score of 9.0 and Richter scale score of 9.0.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780967802039
Publisher: Science, Naturally!
Publication date: 04/16/2010
Series: 101 Things You Should Know about Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introductions 8

How to Use This Book 14


Facts, Just Math Facts 16

Health, Food and Nutrition 22

Travel 28

Recreation and Sports 33

Economics 36

Nature, Music and Art 45

Miscellaneous 52

Bonus Questions 56


Facts, Just Math Facts 58

Health, Food and Nutrition 73

Travel 86

Recreation and Sports 99

Economics 111

Nature, Music and Art 129

Miscellaneous 151

Bonus Questions 164

Photo and illustration Credits 172

Math Resources 173

Table of References 179

Glossary 181

Index 185

About the Authors 186

About Science, Naturally! 187

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