Beast Academy is the new elementary-school math curriculum from Art of Problem Solving. Beast Academy provides a full, rigorous, and entertaining curriculum for aspiring math beasts in grades 2-5. The series consists of four two-book sets for each grade. The Guide book of each set presents the lessons and the Practice book provides exercises and problems to reinforce the lessons.
Beast Academy 3B is the second set in the four-set series for Grade 3. Guide 3B delivers complete lessons to the students of Beast Academy in an engaging comic-book style. The companion book, Practice 3B, provides over 400 problems ranging from introductory level exercises to very challenging puzzles and word problems to reinforce the lessons in the Guide.
Beast Academy 3B covers the following topics:
Multiplication: The times table, the commutative and associative properties, multiplying numbers that end in one or more zeroes.
Perfect Squares: Squaring a number that ends in 5, finding the next perfect square, multiplying nearby numbers using perfect squares.
The Distributive Property: Order of operations, area models of the distributive property, multiplying multi-digit numbers.