2 edition of **Mathematics and the less able.** found in the catalog.

Mathematics and the less able.

R C. Ablewhite

- 47 Want to read
- 20 Currently reading

Published
**1969** by Heinemann in [s.l.] .

Written in English

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Open Library | OL13706724M |

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When you find the actual answer, compare it with the estimate you originally made. Sort it Out! It is about counting, adding, and subtracting. What parents can do: Many sharing activities help children understand fractions by dividing food, chores, or treats into equal portions. If we intend for students to understand mathematical concepts rather than to produce specific performances, we must teach them to engage meaningfully with mathematics texts.

Just ask three clever mice—who even find a funny way to trick a sneaky cat. In a survey, 80 out of cat owners had said yes. Since large computations are hard to verify, such proofs may be erroneous if the used computer program is erroneous. This license means that you have full permission to modify the text to your liking, have it printed, and use it in your classes. Search high and low to find repeated shapes, colors, and other fun patterns in the city. Most mathematics textbooks include a variety of sidebars containing prose and pictures both related and unrelated to the main topic being covered.

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