## Everyday Number Stories |

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Let me measure it with this foot measure . It is just three

are feet . Frank . Yes , and two thirds of a yard are feet . Kate . In one yard there

are thirds of a yard . Frank . If the ribbon were two yards long it would be — feet ...

Let me measure it with this foot measure . It is just three

**feet long**. In a yard thereare feet . Frank . Yes , and two thirds of a yard are feet . Kate . In one yard there

are thirds of a yard . Frank . If the ribbon were two yards long it would be — feet ...

Page 20

See what a long tail it has . Frank . Let us measure it . Three feet and three feet

and one foot are feet . It is

and one yard and one third of a yard are yards . It is yards long . Frank . I don't

think ...

See what a long tail it has . Frank . Let us measure it . Three feet and three feet

and one foot are feet . It is

**feet long**. Kate . Let us measure it in yards . One yardand one yard and one third of a yard are yards . It is yards long . Frank . I don't

think ...

Page 21

Three feet and three feet and three feet are nine feet . feet . · Now I Kate . One

third of it will be have cut it off . Frank . Two thirds are left . The tail of my kite is

12 ...

Three feet and three feet and three feet are nine feet . feet . · Now I Kate . One

third of it will be have cut it off . Frank . Two thirds are left . The tail of my kite is

**feet long**. feet . feet . feet . } of 9 feet is of 9 feet are šof 6 feet is is of 6 feet are } of12 ...

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I have a yard measure and a foot rule . We can have fun measuring things . Kate .

Let us measure the rug first . This rug is 5

around it . Frank . This table is 4

Kate .

I have a yard measure and a foot rule . We can have fun measuring things . Kate .

Let us measure the rug first . This rug is 5

**feet long**and 3 feet wide . It is feetaround it . Frank . This table is 4

**feet long**and 3 feet wide . It is feet around it .Kate .

Page 37

Frank bought 11 apples at 2 cents each . He paid cents . Kate and Frank

gathered 4 bushels of nuts . They sold 11 bushels . They had bushels left . Frank

can ride 8 miles in an hour on his wheel . How

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Frank bought 11 apples at 2 cents each . He paid cents . Kate and Frank

gathered 4 bushels of nuts . They sold 11 bushels . They had bushels left . Frank

can ride 8 miles in an hour on his wheel . How

**long**will it take him to go 20 miles?

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My 2nd grade daughter and I actually enjoy this book as much as we can possibly enjoy math. It is not her strong suit, so anything that helps is a good thing. The word problems are like little stories that are interesting. They help my daughter to see the application practically instead of just numbers on paper. It covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, time, measurement, and simple fractions. It is only 136 pages long so it moves rather fast, but in an understandable way. There are plenty of review problems that can be re-done if needed. We use this book orally and add an abacus when needed. Any thing would do: beans, bears, buttons, etc.

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Page 92 - If a rectangle is 10 inches long and 4 inches wide, how many square inches does it contain?

Page 84 - A cubic foot then equals how many.cubic inches? Draw a square yard on the floor. Divide it into square feet. How many cubic feet would it take to make a layer 1 foot high? How many cubic feet would you need to build up a cubic yard? We are now ready to put these facts in the more convenient form of a table. Table of Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard 128...

Page 92 - Draw a rectangle, 4 inches long and 3 inches wide. How many square inches does it contain ? 2.

Page 84 - Draw an oblong 9 feet long and 3 feet wide. Divide it into square feet. How many square feet does it contain ? How many square yards?

Page 88 - The rug in the dining room is 12 feet long and 8 feet wide. How many feet is it around it?

Page 78 - Kate is eight years old. Her mother is 4 times as old. How old is her mother?