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The Boy and the Ants

The Boy and the Ants

Current price: $9.95
Publication Date: April 27th, 2022
Ws Education (Children's)
The MIT Press Bookstore
3 on hand, as of Apr 23 10:14am
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A boy staring at ants suddenly thinks of a fun but difficult Maths problem. How long will it take the ants to fall off the stick he's looking at, if they keep bumping into each other and changing directions? Does this sound impossible to solve? It isn't Read on to find out the boy's ingenious solution The I'm a Maths Star series comprises challenging Maths puzzles, presented in story form. Puzzles are described and then solved, step-by-step, through an engaging storyline, and using various Maths heuristic techniques that are also taught as part of the world renowned Singapore Maths curriculum. Through illustrations and an engaging storyline, children will learn Maths heuristics, and be inspired to persevere in understanding, representing, and solving fun and intriguing Maths problems Includes a Guide to Problem-solving by Yeap Ban Har.