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Pathways from the Past I: Using History to Teach Numbers, Numerals, and Arithmetic

William P. Berlinghoff and Fernando Q. Gouvêa
Publisher: 
Oxton House Publishers
Publication Date: 
2010
Number of Pages: 
62
Format: 
Paperback
Price: 
39.95
ISBN: 
9781881929499
Category: 
General
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First Thoughts for Teachers

1. Writing Whole Numbers: Place Value

Sheet 1-1: Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Sheet 1-2: Babylonian Numerals

Sheet 1-3: Mayan Numerals

Sheet 1-4: Roman Numerals

Sheet 1-5: Hindu-Arabic Numerals

2. Zero Is Not Nothing: Properties of Zero

Sheet 2-1: Using a Placeholder

Sheet 2-2: The Number Zero

Sheet 2-3: Zero in Equations

3. Broken Numbers: Fraction Arithmetic

Sheet 3-1: Unit Fractions

Sheet 3-2: Place Value Fractions

Sheet 3-3: Name and Count

Sheet 3-4: Working with Parts

Sheet 3-5: Decimals

Sheet 3-6: Percent

4. Less than Nothing?: Negative Numbers

Sheet 4-1: What Are Negative Numbers?

Sheet 4-2: Adding & Subtracting Negative Numbers

Sheet 4-3: Multiplying & Dividing Negative Numbers

Sheet 4-4: Fitting In

Sheet 4-5: Powers and (Sometimes) Roots

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