# Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied : ... Designed for the Us of Schools and Academies in the United States

J. & J. W. Prentiss, 1831 - Arithmetic - 264 pages
Contains problems and exercises to instruct students in basic arithmetic.

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### Contents

 Section 1 1 Section 2 2 Section 3 3 Section 4 7 Section 5 8 Section 6 14 Section 7 18 Section 8 30
 Section 16 88 Section 17 128 Section 18 137 Section 19 142 Section 20 148 Section 21 155 Section 22 159 Section 23 161

 Section 9 35 Section 10 37 Section 11 40 Section 12 74 Section 13 79 Section 14 80 Section 15 87
 Section 24 169 Section 25 176 Section 26 187 Section 27 207 Section 28 222 Section 29 237

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