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Measurement: A Review

Measurement by Paul Lockhart My rating: 3 of 5 stars I believe that Measurement is meant to be more or less a math text book for students around the middle-school or high-school grades. I’m not in the intended audience, and … Continue reading

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tetraflexagons and more

Here’s the latest kids’ math book I picked up at the library.    Mental Math Challenges by Michael L. Lobosco As usual I am learning more from it than I think my kids will (see: math is such a vast subject … Continue reading

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Go Figure

I’ve only looked through this book a little so far, but it looks awesome.  My 7 and 5 year old have looked at it and had fun and I learned several math facts I didn’t know from it today.  I … Continue reading

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More Experimental Topology and Experiments in Topology

I visited my friends Peter and Liz (I stayed a few nights) and came back with a laundry list of things to post about: 1) They have some really cool polyhedra and mathematical quilts, so sometime I am going to … Continue reading

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I stumbled on a picture book about math at the library that looks promising. My son had just headed off to find a book in the Juvenile-nonfiction:zoology section and I noticed that the next aisle over included math. I first … Continue reading

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