Download and read online Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi in PDF and EPUB Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and Radius are back in their second Math Adventure! This time, a potion has changed Sir Cumference into a fire-breathing dragon. Can Radius change him back? Join Radius on his quest through the castle to solve a riddle that will reveal the cure. It lies in discovering the magic number that is the same for all circles.
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Download and read online Round Table Geometry Sir Cumference Classroom Activities in PDF and EPUB 36 activities to connect math and literature related to: Sir Cumference and the First Round Table ; Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi ; Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland ; Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone ; Sir Cumference and Isle Immeter ; Sir Cumference and All the King's Tens by Cindy Neuschwander, illustrated by Wayne Geehan.
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