Real-World Math for Hands-On Fun! by Cynthia Littlefield
(Williamson Kids Can Books)

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This guide aims to teach real-world maths to children. It helps you to measure up maths for the real world by sizing shoes, designing a bedroom floor plan, calculate baseball averages, and figure out the odds of eye colour. Ages: 7-14 years.
 

About Cynthia Littlefield

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Cindy A. Littlefield is the author of Pop-Out & Paint Horse Breeds and Pop-Out & Paint Farm Animals, as well as Horse Games & Puzzles and Sea Life Games & Puzzles. She is a freelance writer/editor who develops online craft and recipe content for Family.com, a division of the Disney Internet Group. She was previously a senior editor at FamilyFun magazine. She lives in Conway, Massachusetts.
 
Published May 1, 2001 by Williamson Publishing Company. 128 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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In several instances, the topical information and the activity are not separated by the turn of a page, and readers are not challenged to recall information in completing the activity.

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by Cindy Littlefield teaches miraculous math tricks such as determining how close a storm is by timing the interval between claps of thunder and how to decipher U.S. ZIP codes.

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