Millions, Billions & Trillions

Millions, Billions & Trillions

Understanding Big Numbers

Book - 2013 | 1st ed.
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How long would it take to count to a billion without stopping? How many pizzas could a million dollars buy?

Big numbers-- like millions, billions, and trillions-- are hard to visualize. In this book, the dynamic duo of David A. Adler and Edward Miller illustrate and explain these huge numbers in a lighthearted, easy-to-imagine way.

Whether it's a trillion pieces of popcorn, a billion dollars, or even bigger numbers, the concrete examples in Millions, Billions, & Trillions, laid out in simple, kid-friendly language and bright, cartoony illustrations, will help young readers make sense of large values and develop a sense of scale.

From the masterful team of David A. Adler-- a former math teacher-- and Edward Miller comes another great introduction to mathematical concepts for young readers. Don't miss their other collaborations, including Squares, Rectangles, and Other Quadrilaterals , Money Math, Place Value , and Let's Estimate!
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780823424030
0823424030
Branch Call Number: J 513
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Miller, Edward 1964-

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This book gives fun examples that help readers wrap their heads around very large numbers.


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Aug 28, 2015

it was a bit weird

orange_dolphin_185 Jul 20, 2014

Very interesting book and great pictures

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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 20, 2014

orange_dolphin_185 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 20, 2014

this book is about very large numbers such as millions and why it is important to know these large numbers

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orange_dolphin_185 Jul 20, 2014

More than 8 million people live in New York City

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