Division of Decimals
Books for Students
The Toothpaste Millionaire
Houghton Mifflin, 1974.
When Rufus sells toothpaste, his math class solves problems in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of money.
Close-Up: Microscopic Photographs of Everyday Stuff
Frank B. Edwards
Firefly Books, 1992.
The photographs in this book will help students understand the need for decimal numbers and division of decimal numbers
Fractions and Decimals
EDC Publications, 1994.
This book of fun and colorful problems encourages practice with fractions and decimals.
Gareth Stevens Children's Books, 1989.
An illustrated description of a day in the life of a Japanese boy and girl, with a discussion of how their school day is structured and of classes they attend outside of school.
Math Skills: Decimals
Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
The activities in this book can help students increase their skills with decimal numbers.
Books for Families
How Math Works: 100 Ways Parents and Kids Can Share the Wonders of Mathematics
Reader's Digest Books, 1996.
Easy-to-do experiments and practical activities explore probability, statistics, and ratio. Illustrated with color photographs.
The Official Sports Guide: Atlanta 1996
Pindar Press, 1996.
This is the official guide to the Olympic games in Atlanta, with descriptions of past Olympic records. Recommended as a resource for family discussions involving the use of decimal numbers in measuring milliseconds.
Reference Books for Teachers
Jerome D. Kaplan
Educational Design, 1992.
A teacher's guide and answer key on the study of decimals, including division of decimals.
Math Stories: Fractions, Decimals, Percents
New Readers Press, 1992.
Here is a collection of entertaining stories that have mathematics problems to solve woven into the story line. Perfect as a read-aloud.
Math World Literature
Archimedes & the Door to Science
Bethlehem Books, 1995
Dorling Kindersley, 1992
A Short Walk Around the Pyramids and Through the World of Art
Philip M. Isaacson
The World's Great Explorers: Explorers of the Ancient World
Children's Press, 1990
Young Students Learning Library
Funk & Wagnalls, Inc. and Field Productions, 1991.
Children's Press, 1990
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