Learning to Think (Classic Reprint)

Learning to Think (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Learning to Think I would first weigh an ounce of wheat out of the bag, and count the number of grains in that one ounce. Then I would weigh the whole bag together, to see how many ounces there were in all. If, after that, I multiplied the number of grains in one ounce by the number of ounces in the whole bag, it would give me the amount of grains altogether and this might be done, if a pair of scales were near, in ten minutes or a quarter of an hour. I should never have thought of that plan, however; but what is the use of learning to count the grains in a bag of wheat P. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 277g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243262523
  • 9780243262526