The New Method Arithmetic (Classic Reprint)

The New Method Arithmetic (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The New Method Arithmetic We think it will be conceded that in any branch of education the main idea should be to impress principles, and to so arrange details that the principles are not lost sight of in a confusing mass of detail. Who has not met the boy in school who felt that he was strong on profit and loss, but to whom commission and brokerage was always a difficulty. Is this a fault in the boy or in the system under which he has been instructed P We think that the system must shoulder the blame. There is no difference, in a proper arrangement of the study of arithmetic, between profit and loss and commission and brokerage. When we set up these two applica tions of percentage as separate departments of the work, we are simply transgressing a first principle in properly presenting the subject. The detail of profit and loss and commission and broker age is made to overshadow the principle of percentage, of which such work is a mere application. 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 | 356 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19mm | 476g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243161565
  • 9780243161560