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Bill Nye's Solving For X: Pre-Algebra, Volume 1 - Infinite Fractions, Exponents, Signed Numbers, and Proportional Reasoning   -  Discontinued




Item Number:
DEP 77D90VL00
Price:
 
Format:
DVD
Length:
25 min.
Copyright:
2009
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
Disney Educational Productions
Grade Level:
6 - 12
ISBN:
1597532444
UPC:
786936798661
Summary:
Bill Nye The Science Guy is back with a new passion - math! In this original, all-new series, Bill teaches algebraic principles such as fractions, exponents, and proportions in colorful and unexpected ways. By using Bill Nye's exciting conceptual approach to learning key mathematic principles, kids everywhere can discover how algebra relates to the world around us. Solving For X has never been easier!

Concepts addressed in Solving for X: Pre-Algebra, Volume 1:

Infinite Fractions - Is that Rachael Ray? Martha Stewart? Good Heavens, it's Bill Nye, cooking up some fractions. We'll start out in the kitchen but end up in the Otherworldly Zone where an infinite amount of fractions hide out between one and zero.

Exponents - They're elegant, simple and pretty to look at - Bill takes the Schoolhouse Rock approach and sings "Exponentiality," a catchy tune celebrating the poetry that awaits us whenever we use the algebraic shorthand known as Exponents.

Signed Numbers - Bill's idea of taking us 'Over The Rainbow" is actually a journey through the Barrier of Zero, where we'll behold the negative numbers on the other side! But we'll breathe easier once we see how a number's negative or positive sign simply tells us in which direction we've traveled away from zero.

Proportional Reasoning - Bill makes the scene, using proportional reasoning to size up the famous Hollywood sign, which he figures is sure to make him the toast of Tinseltown.

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