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One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale Reviewed by Children's Books for Parents on September 18.

In return for a good deed, young Rani asks the greedy raja for just one grain of rice — doubled every day for 30 days. In a month she collects more than one billion grains of rice, enough to save the starving people of her village and to teach the raja a thing or two … Continue reading

In return for a good deed, young Rani asks the greedy raja for just one grain of rice — doubled every day for 30 days. In a month she collects more than one billion grains of rice, enough to save the starving people of her village and to teach the raja a thing or two about wisdom . . . and math!

One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale

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One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale

By: Demi
Publisher: Scholastic, 1997
Level: 8-9

In return for a good deed, young Rani asks the greedy raja for just one grain of rice — doubled every day for 30 days. In a month she collects more than one billion grains of rice, enough to save the starving people of her village and to teach the raja a thing or two about wisdom . . . and math!

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  • sausha evans

    i like this book i knew it since i was ten now im 13