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Building math

Author: John Perritano
Publisher: New York : Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, ©2009.
Series: Math alive.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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This book tells you all about how mathematical concepts are used to build some of the most amazing building and structures around the world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Perritano
ISBN: 9780761432104 0761432108
OCLC Number: 220099758
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Ancient structures: Egyptian pyramids --
Birth of geometry --
Great Wall of China --
Parthenon --
Skyscrapers and bridges: Sears Tower --
Brooklyn Bridge --
Golden Gate Bridge --
Water wonders: Hoover Dam --
Chunnel --
Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
Series Title: Math alive.
Responsibility: by John Perritano.

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This book tells you all about how mathematical concepts are used to build some of the most amazing building and structures around the world.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-23) Good Permalink

     Building Math ia a great resource for teaching math and building concepts to older elementary aged and older students.  The 6th graders found this book immensely helpful when designing their structures projects.  The author provides interesting examples of building...
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