These ideas will help your child to explore numbers, giving them a great start to developing early maths skills and concepts. Singing songs is a good way for children to become familiar with counting. Don't worry if they choose the same songs again and again!
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Want a number rhyme to try? Numbers are all around us , from calendars to the remote control, the telephone to car registration plates. Talking about numbers around you early and often will show your child that numbers are part of everyday life. Choose a 'Number of the Week' and see how many times you can spot this number, around the house, out in the street or in the supermarket. Share a book with your child. There are many fantastic books based around numbers, but any book can be used to help children develop early counting and number recognition skills.
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Take time to talk about what your child can see on each page. Count objects on the page, and compare the number of objects from page to page.
Look at the page numbers and say them together. The book deals with the evolution of the concept of "number", with the representation of numbers by words and symbols and with the basic methods of calculation which have developed from ancient times to the present day. These aspects are of considerable general interest and the text is accessible to the general reader including people who are not mathematically inclined.
Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Table of contents Part 1 Counting systems: decimal counting; primitive counting methods; remnants of ancient counting; finger and body counting; tallies and knots; the origin of counting. Part 2 Number words: linguistic principles; adjectives and the dual; reconstruction of original Indo-European words; the origins of "ten", "hundred", "thousand" and "million"; remnants of non-decimal number words. Part 3 Written numbers: Egyptian numerals; Sumerian and Babylonian numerals; Chinese numerals; Greek numerals and their derivatives; Roman numerals; Mayan numerals; early Hindu numerals; the introduction of place-value in India; Hindu numerals and the Arabs; Hindu-Arabic numerals in the West.
Part 4 Fractions and calculation: natural and unit fractions; Egyptian calculation with fractions; Babylonian sexagesimal fractions and algebra; sexagesimal fractions and astronomy; fractions in Ancient Greece, China and India; decimal fractions in China and amongst the Arabs and in Western Europe. Part 5 Aids to calculation: the abacus in antiquity; the monastic abacus; calculation on the lines; the Chinese, Japanese and Russian abaci; early calculating machines; the automatic computer. Are we headed for a poorer United States? Growing wealth inequality by age puts younger households behind has been added to your bookmarks.
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Figure 2. Link to Figure 2 Copy. Generational wealth differences are widening That high-income American households are getting wealthier faster than those at the bottom has been widely noted in previous studies. Figure 3. Link to Figure 3 Copy. Figure 4. Link to Figure 4 Copy. Differences in stockholdings also contribute to wealth inequality Inequality in wealth distribution also results from stock market movements and how much of their wealth families hold in equities.
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View in article Haver Analytics, accessed January View in article When the mean and median do not keep pace with one another, inequality is expected to rise with the distribution. View in article Show more Show less. Deloitte Consulting View. Download Subscribe. Related Interactive 3 days ago.