Let me be clear, this book is NOT trying to confuse children into thinking that the addition statement 1+1=3 is a true! Under the arithmetic operation of addition, of course the expression 1+ 1 has only one value, 2. In order for the equation 1+1=3 to make sense, we need to add in some units.

# A One Year Old and One Lonely Fish

Since 7/10/2017 is the first day of a week full of palindrome dates (see sidebar of this page for more on this), this week’s post is inspired by my little palindrome.