3 edition of **Math in the Real World of Business and Living** found in the catalog.

- 352 Want to read
- 35 Currently reading

Published
**July 1996** by Incentive Publications .

Written in English

- General,
- Education / Teaching,
- Education,
- Elementary,
- Teaching Methods & Materials - Classroom Planning,
- Teaching Methods & Materials - Mathematics

The Physical Object | |
---|---|

Format | Paperback |

Number of Pages | 95 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL9527927M |

ISBN 10 | 0865303436 |

ISBN 10 | 9780865303430 |

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