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Primary mathematics today,

Author: Elizabeth M Williams; Hilary Shuard
Publisher: Harlow, Longmans, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One night, on the road to London, a young drawing master, Walter Hartright, meets a mysterious woman dressed in white and in need of help. But who is she and why is she being followed by two men? And  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth M Williams; Hilary Shuard
ISBN: 0582430291 9780582430297
OCLC Number: 108452
Description: x, 462 pages, 8 plates illustrations (some color), maps (some color) 26 cm
Contents: Part I: First discoveries --
1. The child's first discoveries --
2. The growth of thinking --
patterns in the mind --
3. The beginning of counting --
4. Classification, sets and the beginning of structure --
5. Discovering quantity --
6. The foundations of measuring --
7. Counting and recording --
8. The structure of number --
early stages --
Part II: Concrete operations --
9. Addition and subtraction --
10. The natural numbers, movement and vectors --
11. Learning about space pre-measuring activities and the first uses of measurement --
12. The growth of spatial concepts --
13. The use of measures --
14. The development of measuring systems --
15. The mastery of notation --
16. The development of number systems --
17. Maltiplication and division --
18. The calculating machine and the laws of arithmetic --
Part III: Extending ideas of number and space --
19. The representation of space --
20. The number line and the idea of a fraction --
21. Plane shapes and the idea of an angle --
22. Three-dimensional shapes --
23. Measuring area --
24. Colume, weight and density --
25. Fractions and some operations on them --
26. Operations on fractions: multiplication and division --
Part IV: The treatment of data --
27. Indirect measurement --
28. Experimenting with mechanisms --
29. Presenting information --
30. Graphics and their development --
31. Patterns among the batural numbers --
32. Extending the bumber system and its notation --
33. Using decimal fractions --
34. Approximation and accuracy --
Part V: More abstract ideas develop --
35. Position --
36. The structure of vectors and directed numbers --
37. Scale, rate and ratio --
38. Work with triangles, squares and circles --
39. Rational and irrational numbers --
40. More about shapes and curves --
41. Some mathematical structures --
Appendix: Sample scheme of development --
Index
Responsibility: by Elizabeth Williams and Hilary Shuard; illustrated by Kay Young.

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