Equipped with the #1 guide to help kids with math homework, children will be able to quickly find the definitions and illustrated examples that will enable them to solve many of the math challenges they face. Covering everything from "addend" to "zero," the fifth edition of the best-selling Math Dictionary for Kids gives students in grades 4-9 more than 400 definitions, full-color illustrations, and examples that can help them solve math problems.
This handbook includes illustrated, concise explanations of the most common terms used in general math classes, categorized by subjects that include measurement, algebra, geometry, fractions and decimals, statistics and probability, and problem solving. This edition also discusses how students can use manipulatives and basic math tools to improve their understanding and includes handy measurement conversion tables. Each term has a concise definition and an example or illustration. Perfect for both kids and their parents looking to help them with math homework!
Table of Contents
Introduction 1 Whole Numbers And Operations Measurement Algebraic Ideas Geometry Decimals, Fractions, Percents, And Ratios Statistics And Probability Problem Solving Quick Reference Guides Learning With Manipulatives Formulas Tables And Charts Measurement Conversion Tables Basic Math Tools And Equipment Index About The Author Standards Alignment
Theresa R. Fitzgerald has been a fourth grade teacher with the Linden Community Schools since 1992, shortly after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree through the University of Michigan-Flint. She earned her Master's degree in Math/Science Elementary Education through Eastern Michigan University.¬†Theresa has presented math and science workshops and staff development locally, and has been involved in the development of science and math curriculum.¬†Her latest ventures involve increasing the use of technology across the curriculum and developing science activities.
Theresa's love of math and her interest in helping children understand its concepts led to the development of the Math Dictionary for Kids. The need for a math resource to help elementary and middle school children and their parents with terminology and concepts became apparent as Theresa's daughter, Amanda, grew.¬†Developed over a period of about 10 years, its use on a daily basis has helped her students find sustained success in math.