Teachers' Manual for Teachers Using Arithmetic by Grades

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Ginn & Company, 1894 - Arithmetic - 81 pages
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Page 173 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 155 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is to be Computed on the balance, as aforesaid.
Page 203 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the center.
Page v - This is in recognition of the well-known pedagogical principles of proceeding from the known to the unknown, and from the simple to the complex.
Page v - ... thorough understanding of principles, and greater ease in applying them; also in convenience, neatness, and economy of wear. Many good teachers assure us that the Prince books bid fair to drive out eventually the old-fashioned text-book in arithmetic from the field. The 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.
Page 180 - The DIVIDEND is the number to be divided. The DIVISOR is the number by which we divide. The QUOTIENT is the result or number obtained by the division.
Page 229 - For introduction, 25 cents. Some of the special features of this spelling-book are : — 1 . The grading is easy enough and yet pupils advance constantly in their ability to spell and to acquire new words. 2. The dictation exercises are well selected and well adapted to the tastes and understanding of pupils in different grades. Most of the selections in the latter part of the book are literary gems and deserve careful study and memorizing. 3. The lists of words are classified according to some easily...
Page 117 - After remarking that the mathematician positively knows that the sum of the three angles of a triangle is equal to two right angles...
Page 175 - The first and fourth terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the second and third terms, the means. Thus, in the foregoing proportion, 8 and 3 are the extremes and 4 and 6 are the means.
Page 97 - Divide as in whole numbers, and point off" as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor.

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