Using Math In Fashion

ISBN-10: 1499438605
ISBN-13: 9781499438604
Author: Mihaly, Christy
Interest Level: 5-8
Publisher: Rosen Publishing

Publication Date: August 2017

Copyright: 2018

Page Count: 48

Series: Math You Will Actually Use


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Interest Level

Grades 5-8

Reading Level

Guided Reading: Z

BISAC Subjects

Clothing and dress; Juvenile literature

Clothing and dress; Juvenile literature

Clothing and dress; Juvenile literature

Description
For readers who may be more interested in fashion than in math, this book highlights how math is useful and necessary for designing clothes, purchasing materials, sewing, and altering clothes, and running a fashion business. The Try It Yourself feature offers word problems to reinforce the fashion world relevance of math, while intriguing sidebars provide fun facts, historical perspectives, and information about modern designers. Topics covered include geometry (calculating volume); fractions (using equivalent fractions to add and subtract); measurements; and operations with decimals up to the hundredths place..
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