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Ginn & company, 1899 - Mathematics - 261 pages
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Page i - Whether it be in the development of the Earth, in the development of Life upon its surface, in the development of Society, of Government, of Manufactures, of Commerce, of Language, Literature, Science, Art, this same evolution of the simple into the complex, through successive differentiations, holds throughout.
Page 69 - The specific gravity of any substance is the ratio of the weight of the substance to the weight of an equal volume of water.
Page 264 - It goes without saying, that, at the beginning, it requires a little more skill and pains to teach the pupils to get ideas instead of words from their text-books, but that is of course the only right way, and in a little time it becomes the easier and more pleasant.
Page 259 - J of the time to noon ? 172. What is the hour of day when f of the time past noon equals f of the time to midnight ? 173. If the time past noon increased by 40 min. equals | of the time from noon to midnight, what time is it ? 174. At what time between 5 and 6 o'clock are the hour and minute hands of a watch together ? At what time between 3 and 4 o'clock ? 175. A runs 12 rd. while B runs 11. In a race of 6 min., how much must B be given the start that they may reach the goal together ? 176. John...
Page 266 - PRINCE'S ARITHMETIC BY GRADES BY JOHN T. PRINCE, Agent of the Massachusetts Board of Education, and author of " Courses of Studies and Methods of Teaching.
Page 266 - TEACHER'S MANUAL is devoted to suggestions as to methods of teaching and drilling, as well as the illustrative processes, explanations, rules, and definitions which belong to the teacher to develop analytically. LH JONES, Supt. of Schools, Indianapolis, Ind. : The plan is unique, and withal so practical and full of common sense that one does not well see why it had not been followed by others before. The books seem admirably adapted to their grades, and supply excellent work for practice. In doing...
Page 245 - If 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions ; one at the rate of 3| miles in an hour, and the other 4...
Page 266 - Cloth. 225 pages. For introduction, 80 cents. This unique and attractive series of text-books consists of a Teachers' Manual and eight small books for pupils, arranged somewhat on the lines of classification in city graded schools. The idea of a neat, compact, and inexpensive drill book for each grade, with a manual for the teachers, is showing results in a larger amount of work accomplished, a more thorough understanding of prin ciples, and greater ease in applying them ; also in convenience, neatness,...
Page 174 - The kingdom of science, then, cometh not by observation and experiment alone, but is completed by fixing the roots of observation and experiment in a region inaccessible to both, and in dealing with which we are forced to fall back upon the picturing power of the mind.
Page 255 - ... horses draw on the same road, a cubic foot of lead weighing 709.5 Ib. ? How many men whose average weight is 165 Ib. 12 oz. ? 19. A cubic foot of ice at the temperature of 32 weighs 57.5 Ib. How many tons can be stored in an ice-house that is 80 ft. long, 30 ft. 9 in. wide, and 20 ft. deep ? 20. How many paper boxes 3 in. long, 2 in. wide, and 2 in. deep, can be packed in a box 3 ft. long, 2 ft. wide, and iy 8 ft.

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