Groovy Geometry Games and Activities That Make Math Easy and Fun by Lynette Long
  

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Groovy Geometry Games and Activities That Make Math Easy and Fun by Lynette Long

Don't Just Learn Geometry...Master It! Brimming with fun and educational games and activities, the Magical Math series provides everything you need to know to become a master of mathematics! In each of these books, Lynette Long uses her unique style to help you truly understand mathematical concepts as you use common objects such as playing cards, dice, coins, and every mathematician's basic tools: paper and pencil. Inside Groovy Geometry, you'll find all the geometry basics, plus information on how to figure out the height of any object from its shadow, find distances as the crow flies, estimate the area of any space, and much more. While you play the Name Game and Rectangle Race, you'll learn how to draw, measure, and identify different kinds of angles, triangles, and quadrilaterals. And with fun activities like Bull's Eye and Pizza Party, you'll practice plotting coordinate points on a graph and measuring the area and diameter of a circle. Most important, you'll have a great time doing it! So why wait? Jump right in and find out how easy it is to become a mathematics master!

About the Author

Lynette Long, Ph.D., is the author of several children's math books, including Fabulous Fractions, Measurement Mania, Dazzling Division, Marvelous Multiplication, and Delightful Decimals and Perfect Percents, all from Wiley. She has taught math and was a professor of education, specializing in mathematics education.

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Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Lynette Long
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Publisher

John Wiley & Sons Inc an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Publication date

30th January 2003

ISBN

9780471210597


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