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Life of Fred (LOF) is an unconventional series of math texts that seem accessible and friendly, especially for students who dislike traditional programs. According to Dr. Schmidt, the author, this series is designed to teach you the math you need to know without repetition, redundancy, and a multitude of problems to work.
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Book 1
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Life of Fred: Apples
Stanley F. Schmidt - Jan 01, 2015
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Numbers that Add to 7, Circles, Ellipses, Reading 6:00 on a Clock, 5 + ? = 7, Days of the Week, Leap Years, Spelling February, Dressing for Cold Weather, 15 Degrees Below Zero (–15º), Deciduous Trees, Deciduous Teeth, Counting by Fives, 3x + 4x = 7x, Archimedes 287 B.C. Wrote The Sand Reckoner and Got Killed Being Rude, ante meridiem (a.m.), Donner...
Book 2
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Life of Fred: Butterflies
Stanley F. Schmidt - Jan 01, 2011
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One Yard = 3 Feet, Numbers that Add to 9, Counting by twos, Reading 5:10 on a Clock, Braces, Parentheses and Brackets, Why Not Every Three Stars Can Make a, Triangle, Collinear, Reading 5:55 on a Clock, Ordinal Numbers, Yurts, Half Past Six, a Dozen, Perpendicular, p.m. (post meridiem), Syncope, A Baker's Dozen, Whole Numbers, Cardinal Numbers, Tri...
Book 3
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Life of Fred: Cats
Stanley F. Schmidt - Jan 01, 2011
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Commutative, Cardinality of a Set, One Quarter, Numerals vs. Numbers, Counting by Threes, Finding Patterns, Right Angles, A Quarter to Three, 5280 Feet in a Mile, Numbers Expressed as Hundreds, Tens and Ones, Sexagesimal and Decimal Systems, Numbers that Add to 13, Centuries, Centenarians, and Centurions, Square Feet, Volume, One Meter, The Three C...
Book 4
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Life of Fred: Dogs
Stanley F. Schmidt - Jan 01, 2011
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One Million, the Game of Doubles, Fortnight, Digits in a Number, Two Dimes = 20 Cents, Doubling 1 ➔ 2 ➔ 4 ➔ up to 1,267,650,600,228,229,401,496,703,205,376 (which is 100 doubles), 7 - z = 4, Functions, the Function Party Game, One Billion, Making Choices in Life, Finding Patterns, Consecutive Even Numbers, Numbers that Add to 15, Guessing Functions...
Book 5
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Life of Fred: Edgewood
Stanley F. Schmidt - Jan 01, 2012
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Concurrent Lines, Parallel Lines, Trapezoids, Right Angles, Functions, Rhombuses, Constant Functions, Median Average, Writing Larger Numbers with Commas, Using Logarithms to Solve 2x = 5, Birdie Rule for Logarithms, Finding Approximate values for log 5 on a Calculator, Bar Graphs, Math Poems, Greater Than >, Numbers that Add to 8, 10, and 12, State...
Book 6
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Life of Fred: Farming
Stanley F. Schmidt - Jan 01, 2012
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Adding to 14, Googol, Percents, Adding to 16, Rows of a Matrix, Median Average, Union of Sets, All of Mathematics Generated by the Empty Set, Proof that the Set of Everything (the Universal Set) Cannot Exist, Cardinality of a Set, Collinear Points, Numbers vs. Numerals, Borrowing One in Subtraction, Definition of Function, Domain and Codomain, Radi...
Book 7
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Life of Fred: Goldfish
Stanley F. Schmidt - Jan 01, 2013
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Drawing Things to Scale, Digits in a Number, the Whole Point of Math, Polygons, Sequences, Definition of an Acre, Meters vs. Yards, Kilograms vs. Pounds, Area of a Rectangle, Cubic Feet into Gallons, Gallons of Water into Pounds, Multiplying by Ten, Hundred, and Thousand, One Ton = 2000 lbs., Decimal Point, Estimating Sums, Practicing the Metric Sy...
Book 8
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Life of Fred: Honey
Stanley F. Schmidt - Jan 01, 2012
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Commutative Law of Multiplication, Closed Under Addition, Quarter of an Hour, Cardinal Numbers, d = rt, One Trillion, Exponents, 1½ + 1½, Is This a Function?, Long Division, Fractions, Remainders, Dividing 56382 by 3, Changing 82614 feet into Yards, Three Reasons to Learn Long Division (Even Though Calculators Exist), 36 Quarters Equals How Many Do...
Book 9
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Life of Fred: Ice Cream
Stanley F. Schmidt - Jan 01, 2011
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The Big Question in Arithmetic, Multiplying Two-digit Numbers, A Pound of Hamburger Weighs More Than a Pound of Gold, The Last Ten Multiplication Facts, How to Remember 7X8 = 56, Sigma Notation, Subtracting 12 oz. from 15 lbs., Bar Graph, Ordered Pairs, Elapsed Time, First and Second Coordinates, Why Algebra Does Not Use the Times Sign (X), The Car...
Book 10
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Life of Fred: Jelly Beans
Stanley F. Schmidt - Jan 01, 2011
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Finding One-third of a Number, Using Fisher's Exact test, Prime Numbers, Fibonacci Numbers, Casting Out Nines, Seven to the One-thousandth Power in Three Steps, Intersection of Sets, Commutativity of Intersection, Decimal Points, Adding Decimals, Logs, Median Averages, Mean Averages, Exponents, Set Subtraction, Reducing Fractions, Milli- and Kilo-,...