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Math games for middle school : challenges and skill-builders for students at every level / Mario Salvadori and Joseph P. Wright.

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  • ISBN: 9781569767276 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1569767270 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Chicago Review Press : 1998.

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From addition and subtraction to plane and space geometry, simultaneous linear equations, and probability, this book explains middle school math with problems that kids want to solve: Seventy-five employees of a company buy a lotto ticket together and win $22.5 million. How much does each employee get? Intriguing facts about the history of math show what a human creation it is, and human errors are revealed through explorations of both Maya and Hindu concepts of zero as well as Mr. William Shanks 1858 attempt at hand-calculating pi.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Mathematics > Study and teaching (Middle school)
Games in mathematics education.
Genre: Electronic books.

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