## The Development of the Idea of Unified Mathematics in the Secondary School Curriculum, 1890-1930, Volume 2 |

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**arithmetic**. The greatest need , he claimed , was for scientific study of " uses to which**arithmetic**186 is now actually put . Although , he might not have realized it then , he was defining what would become the major activity for ...Page 299

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**arithmetic**of the upper grades , little thought was being given to algebra and geometry . It was still possible in this period to find advocates of algebra in the elementary 189 courses as an aid to the study of**arithmetic**. fact , in ...Page 355

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**arithmetic**. This again was to be accomplished through the study of interest , banking , property and personal interest , stocks and bonds and the like , especially as they were " related to earning money , saving it and investing it ...### Common terms and phrases

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