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DEFINITIONS, PRINCIPLES, AND RULES
JOHN H. WALSH
ASSOCIATE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
GRAMMAR SCHOOL ARITHMETIC
LIBRARY OF THE
Norwood Press :
Boston, Mass., U.S.A.
(HIGHER ARITHMETIC Manual.)
written work — Use of books — Conduct of the recitation — Drills
– Division - Factoring - Cancellation - Greatest common divi-
INTRODUCTORY Plan and Scope of the Work. — In addition to the subjects generally included in the ordinary text-books in arithmetic, Mathematics for Common Schools contains such simple work in algebraic equations and constructive geometry as can be studied to advantage by pupils of the elementary schools. .
The arithmetical portion is divided into thirteen chapters, each of which, except the first, contains the work of a term of five months. The following extracts from the table of contents will show the arrangement of topics :
FIRST AND SECOND YEARS Chapter I. — Numbers of Three Figures. Addition and Subtraction.
THIRD YEAR Chapters II. and III. — Numbers of Five Figures. Multipliers and Divisors of One Figure. Addition and Subtraction of Halves, of Fourths, of Thirds. Multiplication by Mixed Numbers. Pint, Quart, and Gallon; Ounce and Pound. Roman Notation.