Modern Junior Mathematics, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint)

Modern Junior Mathematics, Vol. 1 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Modern Junior Mathematics, Vol. 1 Until recently upper elementary and high school work in mathematics was planned for the pupil who was expected to continue it in the university. Although logical, its arrangement was neither psychological nor pedagogical. Some progress, however, has been made recently in adapting the study to the needs and abilities Of pupils. In the junior high or intermediate school, work in mathematics in the seventh, eighth, and ninth grades should be complete in itself and at the same tirne preparatory to senior high school work. NO effort should be made to finish arithmetic in the eighth grade and algebra in the ninth: while denying the child the interest and beauty that lie in geometry and trigonometry until his taste for mathematics has been destroyed. Nor will alternate bits of formal algebra, geometry, and trigonometry solve the problem. The result is a mastery of none and a confusion in all. Experience has proved that the necessary elements of arithmetic can be taught and certain definite skill developed in the first six grades. In the seventh grade business applications of arithmetic with the Simplest elements of bookkeeping should be given. In the eighth grade mensuration Should be taught experimentally or through observational geometry, and, through that, in a natural and meaningful way. 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 | 338 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 454g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243103751
  • 9780243103751