Solve Your Child's Math Problems

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How do you find the area of a trapezoid?

What is 75 in base eight?

How do you divide fractions?

Children struggling with these and other math homework questions often turn to their parents for help-- but most parents find themselves stumped by formulas and problems long forgotten or by unfamiliar methods and techniques. Whatever your situation, "Solve Your Child's Math ...

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Overview

How do you find the area of a trapezoid?

What is 75 in base eight?

How do you divide fractions?

Children struggling with these and other math homework questions often turn to their parents for help-- but most parents find themselves stumped by formulas and problems long forgotten or by unfamiliar methods and techniques. Whatever your situation, "Solve Your Child's Math Problems" can help.

Organized in a simple, easy-to-use format, the book reviews math procedures, defines math terms, and explains what is new in math and teaching techniques. It also provides sample homework questions and answers and covers the entire math curriculum through middle school, as recommended by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Topics include:

Whole numbers and fractions

Decimals, percents, and ratios

Geometry and measurement

With a unique section that puts shortcuts and references at your fingertips, "Solve Your Child's Math Problems" is an invaluable tool for parents to help their children meet their toughest homework challenge.

Organized in a simple, easy-to-use format, this refresher course for parents who have forgotten the math they knew--but now want to help their children with their math homework--reviews math procedures, explains what's new in math and teaching techniques, and defines math terms.

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
This math review for parents of children in grades five to eight starts with self-tests containing about ten questions and then shows detailed solutions to problems in numbers and numeration, number theory, fractions, decimals and percents, geometry, prealgebra, and statistics. Tucked in among the problems are tidbits of advice about the math curriculum, teaching methods, and ways to help children who are foundering. This is a concise overview of the topics, with a glossary and reference tables offering additional help, but parents could probably learn as much by looking at their child's textbook.-Amy Brunvand, Fort Lewis Coll. Lib., Durango, Col.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780671870263
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Publication date: 8/19/1994
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,035,020
  • Product dimensions: 0.78 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

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