Fractions in Disguise: A Math Adventure (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) (Book Summary)


Fractions in Disguise: A Math Adventure (Charlesbridge Math Adventures) (Book Summary)

Crack the case with George Cornelius Factor in this entertaining math adventure that introduces simplified and reduced fractions with intrigue and humor When a valuable fraction goes missing, George Cornelius Factor (a.k.a. GCF) vows to track it down. Knowing that the villainous Dr. Brok likes to disguise his ill-gotten fractions, GCF invents a Reducer—half ray gun, half calculator— that strips away the disguise, reducing the fraction to its lowest common denominator and revealing its true form. With the Reducer in hand, George seeks out Dr. Brok in hopes of retrieving the missing fraction. Back matter includes more detail on simplifying, or reducing, fractions.

  • Author: Edward Einhorn
  • Publisher: Charlesbridge; Illustrated edition (March 25, 2014)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Education & Reference
  • ISBN: 978-1570917745
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.16 x 9.5 inches