# The Child's Arithmetic: Or, The Elements of Calculation, in the Spirit of Pestalozzi's Method, for the Use of Children Between the Ages of Three and Seven Years

Thomas Wells, 1827 - Arithmetic - 100 pages
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### Contents

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 Section 7 53 Section 8 65 Section 9 86 Section 10 89 Section 11 99

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Page 57 - LIV. 1 1 beans separated into two numbers will make 1 and 10, 2 and 9, 3 and 8, 4 and 7, 5 and 6.
Page 12 - ... the number ten. XI. Put down one and one more at a distance, and ask how many one and one more make. D,o the same with one and two placed apart. Then one and three, one and four, to one and nine. Next put down two and two more apart, and ask how many two ones and two ones more make. Do the same with two and three, two and four, two and five, two and six, two and seven, and two and eight, taking care in your question to ask the child first how many times one there are in each number, and then...
Page 93 - The denominations of liquid measure of this Commonwealth, whereof the gallon as heretofore provided is the standard unit, with the relations to said unit and to each other, shall be : Four gills make one pint. Two pints make one quart. Four quarts make one gallon. Thirty-one and a half gallons make one barrel. Two barrels make one hogshead. Two hogsheads make one pipe. Two pipes make one tun.
Page 13 - How many are five and one ? Five and two ? Five and three ? Five and four ? Five and five ? 16.
Page 91 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 21 - How many fingers have you on one hand if you count the thumb? 2. How many fingers have you on one hand if you do not count the thumb?