1. Suppose you send a note home to parents encouraging them to help their children improve sight-recognitions skills. One parent responds, “Why should my child learn to recognize a group of 5? After all, they can just count them.” How would you respond?
2. Four fundamental principles of counting were identified in the chapter. List them and then describe them in one sentence-using your own words.
3. Describe how counting could be used to answer these questions:
a. How many floors are between the seventh and fifteenth floors?
b. If Alfino has read to the bottom of page 16, how many pages must he read to reach the top of page 21.
4. What is the next number in the sequence?
401, 299, 197, _____. Explain how you made your determination.