# Ray's New Primary Arithmetic for Young Learners, Book 1

American Book Company from the Press of Van Antwerp, Bragg & Company, 1877 - Arithmetic - 94 pages

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Even though this textbook on arithmetic was written during the late 19th century, I have to say the presentation is superior than what can be found today. The lessons are given in a logical manner taking baby steps to teach the basics of math. Also, the entire book has been generously digitized by Google so there's no need to make a purchase. Just print what you may need.

### Contents

 Section 1 5 Section 2 9 Section 3 12 Section 4 27
 Section 5 41 Section 6 54 Section 7 56

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Page 4 - One 1 Two 2 Three 3 Four 4 Five 5 Six 6 Seven 7 Eight 8 Nine 9 Ten 10 Eleven 11 Twelve 12 Thirteen 13 Fourteen 14 Fifteen 15 Sixteen 16 Seventeen 17...
Page 86 - TABLE. 2 pints pt. make 1 quart, marked qt. 8 quarts - 1 peck, - pk. 4 pecks - 1 bushel, - bu.
Page 88 - TABLE. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.). 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.). 5| yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.). 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.). 1 mi.
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Page 90 - MEASURE. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute, marked min. 60 minutes " 1 hour, . " hr. 24 hours " 1 day, . .
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Page 90 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
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