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Using math in fashion

Author: Christy Mihaly
Publisher: New York : Rosen Central, 2018. ©2018
Series: Math you will actually use.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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For readers who may be more interested in fashion than in math, this book highlights how math is useful and necessary for designing clothes, purchasing materials, sewing, and altering clothes, and running a fashion business. The Try It Yourself feature offers word problems to reinforce the fashion world relevance of math, while intriguing sidebars provide fun facts, historical perspectives, and information about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mihaly, Christy.
Using math in fashion.
New York : Rosen Central, 2018
(DLC) 2017001512
(OCoLC)982448441
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christy Mihaly
ISBN: 9781499438635 149943863X
OCLC Number: 1039888142
Target Audience: Grades 5 to 8.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Fashion cents (and dollars) --
The perfect fit --
Sketch it in style: creating your own look --
Make your own --
Going pro with a prototype --
Making money in the fashion business: costs, prices, and profit.
Series Title: Math you will actually use.
Responsibility: Christy Mihaly.

Abstract:

For readers who may be more interested in fashion than in math, this book highlights how math is useful and necessary for designing clothes, purchasing materials, sewing, and altering clothes, and running a fashion business. The Try It Yourself feature offers word problems to reinforce the fashion world relevance of math, while intriguing sidebars provide fun facts, historical perspectives, and information about modern designers. Each word problem focuses on a grade five Common Core skill. Topics covered include geometry (calculating volume); fractions (using equivalent fractions to add and subtract); measurements; and operations with decimals up to the hundredths place.

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