Intellectual Arithmetic, Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

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Glazier, Masters, & Smith, 1836 - Arithmetic - 172 pages
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Page 162 - I see by little and little more of what is to be done, and how it is to be done, should I ever be able to do it.
Page ii - In Conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled " An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and hooks, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
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Page 117 - It will be seen by the above section that if both the numerator and denominator be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be altered...
Page 38 - There is an orchard consisting of ten rows of trees, and nine trees in each row ; how many trees are there in the orchard ? 12.
Page 126 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
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Page 80 - A man being asked how many sheep he had, said that he had them in two pastures ; in one pasture he had eight ; that threefourths of these were just one-third of what he had in the other. How many were there in the other ?
Page 13 - If you count the thumb with the fingers, how many will it make ? 6. If you shut your thumb and one finger, and leave the rest open, how many will be open ? 7. If you have two cents in one hand, and two in the other, how many have you in both ? 8.
Page viii - They are, in fact, a new language, which the pupil has to learn. The pupil, therefore, when he commences arithmetic is presented with a set of abstract numbers, written with figures, and so large that he has not the least conception of them even when expressed in words. From these he is expected to learn what the figures signify, and what is meant by addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; and at the same time how to perform these operations with figures. The consequence is, that he...

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