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Maths doesn’t have to be miserable!

Bring joy back into your homeschool maths lessons with Life of Fred!

Dogs is the FOURTH BOOK in the elementary series, and is suitable for children aged 6+.

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This is the fourth book in the Life of Fred Elementary Series

Life of Fred is a series of math books that break of the old pattern of drill and kill. Instead of nothing but dry exposition and endless drill exercises, they contain fun stories about Fred Gauss, a child prodigy math genius. During his hilarious adventures, he encounters situations that call for solving math problems. Children actually want to read these books!

The stories carry on through the exercises, leading the student through them. Many of the books have a series of quizzes called Bridges every few chapters. Passing a quiz means the student is ready for the next chapter. Some books have all the problem solutions in them, while others have separate answer keys or companions.

The textbooks are all hardbound, not consumable workbooks. The answer keys are comb-bound.

Through this beautiful hardback book, children will learn:

  • One Million,
  • Our Place in the Dance of Life,
  • π,
  • the Game of Doubles,
  • Fortnight,
  • Digits in a Number,
  • Two Dimes = 20 Cents,
  • New Words in English, Anachronism, Middle English, Old English,
  • Doubling 1 ➔ 2 ➔ 4 ➔ up to 1,267,650,600,228,229,401,496,703,205,376 (which is 100 doubles),
  • 7 – z = 4,
  • Making Choices in Life,
  • Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe,
  • Morse Code from A–Z,
  • Functions,
  • the Function Party Game,
  • One Billion,
  • Finding Patterns,
  • What Can Cause Unclear Thinking, Rhyme Schemes,
  • Tennyson’s In Memoriam, Eyes Adjusting to Bright Light,
  • Consecutive Even Numbers,
  • ATM Cards,
  • Numbers that Add to 15,
  • Guessing Functions,
  • Right Angles,
  • Rectangles,
  • Constant Functions,
  • Buying Books, One Day Without Reading, Sheet Music for “Borrowed Books”,
  • Beautiful Handwriting,
  • Numbers that Add to 17,
  • Macro-nutrients,
  • the Eight Planets,
  • Seven Wonders of the Ancient World,
  • Different Ways to Pick Out a Book to Read,
  • Bar Graphs,
  • Different Jobs You Might Choose,
  • Adopting a Dog, Idioms, Spendthrifts,
  • Adding two- and three-digit numbers,
  • Art in Advertising,
  • Carrying the One in Addition,
  • Female and Male,
  • Apartment Leases,
  • Isotopes of Hydrogen, the Chemical Elements,
  • Dog Games.

This book is suitable for children aged 6+.

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