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Triangles

Author: Gerry Bailey; Felicia Law; Mike Phillips
Publisher: St. Catharines, ON ; New York, NY : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about triangles by applying his knowledge of geometry to their Stone Age world. Entertaining illustrations and stories provide a fun introduction to math concepts, explaining that different shapes created by the meeting of three lines are given different names. Information boxes accompany each story to explore real applications of triangles in the natural and designed world."--
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Bailey, Gerry.
Triangles.
(CaOONL)2014900429X
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerry Bailey; Felicia Law; Mike Phillips
ISBN: 9780778705123 0778705129 9780778705185 0778705188
OCLC Number: 864750481
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Three sides --
The triangle family --
Angles --
Equilateral triangles --
Isosceles triangles --
Building with triangles --
Scalene triangles --
Right-angle triangles --
Musical triangles --
Ramps --
A pyramids --
Pentagons --
Hexagons --
Prisms.
Responsibility: Gerry Bailey & Felicia Law ; illustrated by Mike Phillips.

Abstract:

"Leo teaches his cat Pallas all about triangles by applying his knowledge of geometry to their Stone Age world. Entertaining illustrations and stories provide a fun introduction to math concepts, explaining that different shapes created by the meeting of three lines are given different names. Information boxes accompany each story to explore real applications of triangles in the natural and designed world."--

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