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 2B is the second set in the four-set series for Grade 2. Guide 2B delivers complete lessons to the students of Beast Academy in an engaging comic-book style. The companion book, Practice 2B, provides nearly 500 problems ranging from introductory level exercises to very challenging puzzles and word problems to reinforce the lessons in the Guide.
Beast Academy 2B covers the following topics:
Subtraction : Place value strategies, using addition, finding a difference, counting up, subtracting then adding, subtracting all at once, and subtracting in parts.
Expressions : Evaluating expressions, using parentheses, working with symbols, simplifying, and solving equations.
Problem Solving : Guessing and checking, working backwards, drawing a picture, finding useful information.