You Can Count on Monsters : The First 100 Numbers and Their Characters (Paperback) - Schwartz, Richard Evan

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Using a unique teaching tool designed to motivate kids to learn, this volume visually explores the concepts of factoring and the role of prime and composite numbers. The playful and colorful monsters are designed to give children (and even older audiences) an intuitive understanding of the building blocks of numbers and the basics of multiplication. The introduction and appendices can also help adult readers answer questions about factoring from their young audience. The artwork is crisp and creative and the colors are bright and engaging, making this volume a welcome deviation from standard math texts.

CRC Press Author and NPR''s Math Guy Keith Devlin spoke with Scott Simon about how the book makes finding prime numbers fun.

"This is one of the most amazing math books for kids I have ever seen," Devlin says. "Great colors, it''s wonderful, and yet because [Schwartz] knows the mathematics, he very skillfully and subtly embeds mathematical ideas into the drawings."

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Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9781568815787
SKU 212711417
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1568815786
Release Date 8/13/2012
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 09
Publisher AK Peters
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