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

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**mensuration**which " every- one needs to know . " 134 In the eighth grade , the course was to begin with algebra and its " large and practical uses " that were to be found in**mensuration**. This algebra was to be closely followed by ...Page 479

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**mensuration**, incorrectly called intuitive geometry , and of a largely imitative manipulation of formulas and equations . That is , the plan virtually eliminates algebra . Whatever one may think of the merits of such a procedure this ...Page

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**Mensuration**. Boston ( Ginn ) , 1893 . Halsted , George Bruce :**Mensuration**. Heath and Company ) , 1881 . Boston ( Ginn , Hornbrook , A. R .: Concrete Geometry for Beginners . New York ( American Book Company ) , 1895 . Nichols , Edgar ...### Common terms and phrases

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