Penrose is back, and ready to usher young readers along as he encounters more amazing mathematical ideas in a sequence of adventure tales. At once demystifying and challenging, the book gives readers visuals to consider and things to do as they � along with Penrose � discover mathematical rep-tiles ; meet x, the mathematical actor; find out when one and one do t equal two; help Sorry Swflake find its symmetry; cross pi's path; learn that mathematical donuts are t for dunking; and more. Plus, Penrose tantalizes, teases, and perplexes with his puzzles and games around every corner. Like Pappas's other acclaimed mathematics books for children, these amusing and informative stories are designed to stimulate the imagination and motivate young minds to think about, grasp, and even marvel over concepts they might otherwise shy away from. A good bet for Pappas fans, Penrose fans, math buffs, teachers, students, and parents.
Mathematics teacher and consultant, Theoni Pappas is a nationally recognized for her best selling books Pappas is committed to demystifying mathematics and to helping eliminate the elitism and fear often associated with it. In 2000 she received the California Alumni Association Excellence in Achievement Award --in recognition of significant & exemplary career accomplishments in demystifying mathematics. Many of her books have been translated into Japanese, Finnish, Slovakian, Czech, Korean, traditional & simplified Chinese, Turkish, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Wide World Publishing,U.S.
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School Textbooks & Study Guides: Maths, Science & Technical