Life Of Fred Ice Cream, Stanley F Schmidt PhD, Hardcover, 128 Pages, Grade 4

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Featuring humor, easy-to-understand explanations, and silly illustrations, Life of Fred is guaranteed to make your math studies come alive! Each text is written as a novel, including a hilarious story line based on the life of Fred Gauss. As Fred encounters the need for math during his daily exploits, he learns the methods necessary to solve his predicaments – plus loads of other interesting facts! Filled with plenty of solved examples, each book is self-teaching and reusable – perfect for families full of learners.

Introduce your students to Fred today and see how his fun, lighthearted approach to learning is revolutionizing mathematics!

Life of Fred: Ice Cream covers the following concepts:

  • One Use of Poetry
  • The Big Question in Arithmetic
  • Stationery vs. Stationary
  • Multiplying Two-digit Numbers
  • A Pound of Hamburger Weighs More Than a Pound of Gold
  • The Last Ten Multiplication Facts
  • How to Remember 7×8 = 56
  • Sigma Notation
  • Bibelots
  • Subtracting 12 oz. from 15 lbs.
  • Forestland in the United States
  • Hyperbole
  • Bar Graphs
  • Ordered Pairs
  • Business Letters vs. Personal Letters
  • Capitalization in Closing Salutations
  • Elapsed Time
  • First and Second Coordinates
  • Using Honey Cards
  • Why Algebra Does Not Use the Times Sign (×)
  • How to Polish Leather Shoes
  • Maps as Seen by Artists
  • War Historians
  • Mathematicians
  • Lovers of Cheese
  • Literature Historians
  • A Poetical Meaning for “the Land of Milk and Honey”
  • Endoplasmic Reticulum
  • Finding Cyprus on a Map
  • The Cardinality of the Set of All Ice Cream Flavors that Begin with the Letter Alpha
  • Implicit vs. Explicit
  • The Two Major Countries on the Iberian Peninsula
  • Why You Can’t Find an Ibex in Kansas
  • Minutes and Hours in the Metric System
  • How to Have Ice in the Summer in Kansas in 1843
  • Improper Use of Seat Belts
  • Plotting Points on a Graph
  • Why You Shouldn’t Park on the Sidewalk
  • Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni’s Painting
  • Perimeter
  • The One Reason for Mathematics
  • When Eating Ice Cream Can Be Torture
  • Irony
  • Hooke’s Law
  • Slope of a Line
  • Estimating Using Graphs
  • Changing the Scale on a Graph
  • Counting Back Change
  • Liberty vs. Freedom
  • The Commutativity of Set Union
  • Less Than (<) and Greater Than (>)
  • Homogenized Milk
  • Why Use Soap
  • Cryogenics
  • What You Can Do If You Have Tons of Casual Cash (the answer: buy graph paper)
  • Joe’s Stomach Has Only Finite Capacity
  • Why Brass Braces Are Better Than Regular Braces
  • Area of a Rectangle
  • Binding Type


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