Socrates and the Three Pigs by Tuyosi Mori

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A wolf's attempt to figure out in which of five houses he is most likely to find one of three little pigs introduces such mathematical concepts as combinatorial analysis, permutations, and probabilities.
 

About Tuyosi Mori

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Mitsumasa Anno is the award-winning author-illustrator of , Mitsumasa Anno is the award-winning author-illustrator of , which won the Kate Greenaway Medal Honor award. which won the Kate Greenaway Medal Honor award.
 
Published April 18, 1986 by Philomel. 44 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Socrates, the compulsively philosophical wolf, has two problems: his hungry wife, Xantippe, who has a yen for little pig, and his own in.

Apr 21 1986 | Read Full Review of Socrates and the Three Pigs

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How many ways can three little pigs be placed in five houses so that no two are in the same house? That's the problem that confronts Socrates the wolf, who wants to nab just one juicy porker for his h

Apr 01 1986 | Read Full Review of Socrates and the Three Pigs

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