The Best of Times

By Greg Tang; Gregory Tang; Harry Briggs (Illustrator)
(Scholastic Press, Hardcover, 9780439210447, 1pp.)

Publication Date: September 2002

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Four is very fast to do when you multiply by 2.Here's a little good advice --please just always double twice!BEST OF TIMES gives kids an intuitive understanding of multiplication, encouraging them to arrive at answers on their own rather than memorizing the times tables. A child who can multiply by two, for instance, can multiply by four and even eight! Likewise, times six builds on times two and times three.With his common-sense approach, Greg Tang encourages kids to solve problems creatively, building both their skills and their confidence.

About the Author
Tang earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics from Harvard University, he also holds an M.A. in math education from New York University.

Briggs serves as Editorial Director of Sage Publications, Inc.
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