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Little Kids and Big Numbers: Reading How Many Jelly Beans?

I have noticed on a number of occasions that little kids are fascinated by big numbers.   They like to hear them said, they like to see them written, they like to have them visualized.  So it was not surprising … Continue reading

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Counting to a Million

This evening Katie was entertaining herself by counting to 100 by 2s, 3s, 4s, etc.  After counting by 9s, Katie exclaimed, “That was easy; but you know what’s even easier? Counting by 10s – I can count by 10s to … Continue reading

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Bigger than Googol?

Today Katie and I had a conversation about BIG numbers.  However, I told her that in order to get a sense of big numbers, we first needed to start with some smaller ones.  For this purpose, I brought out the … Continue reading

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