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### Making number talks matter

A number talk is a brief daily practice where students mentally solve computation problems and talk about their strategies. The talks help students to work flexibly with numbers and arithmetic properties, building a solid foundation and confident disposition for future learning.

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# A Maths Odyssey

### Tracing a Line from Euclid to the Computer

Matthew Connell, Helen Whitty

This fascinating publication is a picture book about the sometimes perplexing mathematical odyssey from straight lines to hyperbolic space, from Euclid's axioms to Boolean algebra. Celebrating the struggles and successes of the mathematicians who contributed, the journey eventually led to the language behind the modern computer. Enjoy the bold illustrations, simple text and subtle page marker designs while inspiring your students with the value and beauty of mathematics. It includes 10 challenge problems with solutions available.

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ISBN-13: 978-1-86317-131-1
Year Levels: 7 - 10
Publisher: Powerhouse Publishing
Page Count: 48
Cover type: Soft cover
Publication date: 2010
Product number: PHM001
Keywords: Measurement and geometry, Classroom material