For $5.00, you can buy a single pdf that contains the complete cat-on-swing book
(everything below, except the sample quizzes).
The purchased pdf file does not have any red notes in the headers.
When you buy,
you'll receive an email with a download link.
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Want a fresh start on math? View it in a totally new way?
Then read this little book.
If you're using my higher-level materials
without having gone through my
Algebra I course,
then I highly recommend that you read the cat-on-swing book. It will quickly bring
you up-to-speed with all the math language ideas you need to fully benefit
from my lessons.
You'll learn that numbers have lots of different names, and math is the renaming tool.
You'll learn that ‘$\,x\,$’ is to math as ‘cat’ is to English.
It's an easy read. If you can add, subtract, multiply and divide with numbers like 1, 2, and 3, then you can read this book.
Supplement any math class, 7th grade through college. Use for self-learners, home-schoolers, math lovers, math haters.
Reviewers and users write:
- “... wonderfully written and crafted with a care you rarely see”
- “... will do a great service to the mathematical educational world”
- “... the need for this book is immense”
- “... I found meat, potatoes, and pie on every page. It's all dessert.”
- “... never seen anything so supportive and affirming and reassuring and inspiring as the way you talk us through topics”
- “THIS IS GREAT!!!! . . . this is helping me get heads above the competition. You rock!!!! One Mathematical Cat drives me wild.”
An entire website grew from this book. Free randomly-generated exercises. Free unlimited worksheets.
Algebra Pinball. All the same style. All the same voice. All building on the ideas in this little book.
Bound, printed copies are great for students: they can highlight, write margin notes, and do exercises right in the book.
Here's a review of the cat-on-swing book.
Here are some of my testimonials from over the years.
Teachers who use the book to supplement a math class can particularly benefit:
Teachers who purchase the \$5.00 pdf file can make as many copies as needed for students.
(Just be sure to preserve the copyright notices.)
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact me (Dr. Carol JVF Burns, author and website creator):
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