Arithmetic by Grades for Inductive Teaching, Drilling and Testing, Book 1

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Ginn & Company, 1897 - Arithmetic - 112 pages
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Page 34 - ... mental discipline, and a practical mastery of the common problems of everyday life. The problems involve no puzzles or unnecessary tediousness of figuring. They illustrate and apply the rules and principles, without requiring more power of thought than the pupils may safely be expected to possess. They are based upon the idea of correlation of studies, — involving the facts of the other school studies in such a way as to fix and illustrate them. This is a book for all schools, easily taught,...
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Page 27 - A little girl wrote 20 words on her slate. All but 6 were right. How many were right ? i. Mary picked 20 roses and put them equally in 4 bunches. How many in each bunch ? j. Willie bought 10 marbles at 2 cents apiece. He paid for them with 2 dimes. How much had he left? k. What will two quarts and a pint of milk cost at 6 cents a quart? a. Henry made 4 soldier-caps and Lizzie 8. How many together? b. 10 little birds were sitting on the fence. How many little feet were to be seen? c. If you have a...
Page 1 - TO TEACHERS. THIS book is intended for the use of pupils of the first or second school year and is designed to accompany and follow teaching by objects. The illustrations are intended to give a graphic and orderly representation of what has been taught and to serve as models for the pupils in the solution of problems.

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