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Sir Cumference and the First round Table: A Math Adventure (original 1997; edition 1998)

by Cindy Neuschwander

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Title:Sir Cumference and the First round Table: A Math Adventure
Authors:Cindy Neuschwander
Info:Scholastic Inc. (1998), Paperback, 32 pages
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Sir Cumference is having trouble fitting all of his knights at the table for dinner. He tries all different kinds of shapes, but his best minds eventually figure out the very best shape for the job, and the rest is history! ( )
  Davis22 | May 24, 2016 |
Clever, enjoyable, humorous, and it taught my son about Diameter, Radius, and Circumference better than weeks of instruction in public school on the topic. ( )
  engpunk77 | Aug 10, 2015 |
• This math adventure applies to higher elementary geometry, circumference, radius, and more. King Arthur is upset about all having to yell at his meetings because of the shape of the table. Sir Cumference and his family takes it upon themselves to create a table that makes it easy for all to take part in conversation with the king. They tried a square table, but it didn’t work. They tried a rhombus (parallelogram), but it didn’t work. They tried many shapes, but none were satisfied until Radius had the idea of using a round table.
  alcrumpler | Jul 12, 2014 |
I loved the play on the words. Very fun way to introduce basic math skills. Because they cannot hear each other across the table. Together, with his wife, Sir Cumference use the rules of geometry to figure out the perfect shape. I enjoyed the language used in this book. I think children would be inclined to read this story and learn from it. I would recommend grades 2 and up. ( )
  Imandayeh | Apr 23, 2014 |
This book is wonderful! Throughout the book the author has played on words, giving the reader even more enjoyment when reading the book. Students will enjoy this book as it not only teaches math, but also has a good story to go along with it. ( )
  crfonten | Apr 27, 2013 |
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King Arthur and his knights have a royal tangle of problems. Their rectangular table is too long and their triangular table is too pointy, but they somehow must sit down and discuss the shape of the future. Join a knight named Sir Cumference, his wife, Lady Di of Ameter, and their son Radius as they use different strategies to solve this quandary. Full-color illustrations.

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Assisted by his knight, Sir Cumference, and using ideas offered by his wife and son, King Arthur finds the perfect shape for his table.

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