Life of Fred - Trigonometry Expanded Edition (High School Series)

Life of Fred - Trigonometry Expanded Edition (High School Series)

Publisher: Z Twist Books - Life of Fred
Author: Stan Schmidt
$39.00
The fourth book in the Life of Fred High School Series

Life of Fred is a series of math books that break the old pattern of drill and kill. Instead of nothing but dry exposition and endless drill exercises, they contain fun stories about Fred Gauss, a child prodigy math genius. During his hilarious adventures, he encounters situations that call for solving math problems. Dr. Stanley Schmidt wrote these to make math come alive with humor, clear explanations, and silly illustrations that will make math a fun subject. Your children actually want to read these books. The stories carry on through the exercises, leading the student through them.  Many of the books have a series of quizzes called Bridges every few chapters. Passing a quiz means the student is ready for the next chapter. Some books have all the problem solutions in them, while others have separate answer keys or companions. The textbooks are all hardbound, the answer keys are comb-bound.

This program relies on reading comprehension and thinking and is non-consumable. You will not find 30 problems on every page of rote spoon-fed learning that is quickly forgotten.  This is totally different, a new way of learning math, and everything you need is in the book. As a parent, you will quickly pick up on the novel way as you read along and learn with your student.  Books available for grades K - 12.

A day and a half of our hero's everyday life.

  • Cuisine! See what dinner in a limo really is like.
  • Entrepreneurship! Learn how to create a best-selling board game.
  • Sports! Witness the boxing match of the century.
  • Fashion! Create a T-shirt to keep you out of the hospital.
  • Trig! All of it. You'll be ready for calculus
Concepts-
  • Sines
  • Cosines and Tangents
  • Graphing
  • Significant Digits
  • Trig Functions of Any Angle
  • Trig Identities
  • Graphing a sin(bx + c)
  • Radian Measurement
  • Conditional Trig Equations
  • Functions of Two Angles
  • Oblique Triangles
  • Inverse Trig Functions
  • Polar Coordinates
  • Polar Form of Complex Numbers
  • Preview of all of the Calculus

Hardback, ISBN 978-1-937032-16-6, 496 pages

Click here to see sample pages. 

Book Title Life of Fred - Trigonometry Expanded Edition (High School Series)
Publisher: Z Twist Books - Life of Fred
Author Stan Schmidt
The fourth book in the Life of Fred High School Series

Life of Fred is a series of math books that break the old pattern of drill and kill. Instead of nothing but dry exposition and endless drill exercises, they contain fun stories about Fred Gauss, a child prodigy math genius. During his hilarious adventures, he encounters situations that call for solving math problems. Dr. Stanley Schmidt wrote these to make math come alive with humor, clear explanations, and silly illustrations that will make math a fun subject. Your children actually want to read these books. The stories carry on through the exercises, leading the student through them.  Many of the books have a series of quizzes called Bridges every few chapters. Passing a quiz means the student is ready for the next chapter. Some books have all the problem solutions in them, while others have separate answer keys or companions. The textbooks are all hardbound, the answer keys are comb-bound.

This program relies on reading comprehension and thinking and is non-consumable. You will not find 30 problems on every page of rote spoon-fed learning that is quickly forgotten.  This is totally different, a new way of learning math, and everything you need is in the book. As a parent, you will quickly pick up on the novel way as you read along and learn with your student.  Books available for grades K - 12.

A day and a half of our hero's everyday life.

  • Cuisine! See what dinner in a limo really is like.
  • Entrepreneurship! Learn how to create a best-selling board game.
  • Sports! Witness the boxing match of the century.
  • Fashion! Create a T-shirt to keep you out of the hospital.
  • Trig! All of it. You'll be ready for calculus
Concepts-
  • Sines
  • Cosines and Tangents
  • Graphing
  • Significant Digits
  • Trig Functions of Any Angle
  • Trig Identities
  • Graphing a sin(bx + c)
  • Radian Measurement
  • Conditional Trig Equations
  • Functions of Two Angles
  • Oblique Triangles
  • Inverse Trig Functions
  • Polar Coordinates
  • Polar Form of Complex Numbers
  • Preview of all of the Calculus

Hardback, ISBN 978-1-937032-16-6, 496 pages

Click here to see sample pages.