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The Question that Arithmetic Is Facing and Its Answer


by Frank M. McMurry - 1926

THE fundamental weakness of arithmetic has to do with the nature of its subject matter. Characteristic facts are 4 + 5 = 9; 6 X 8 = 48; 16 oz. = 1 Ib.; - ? = ?; 28 7 = 4. There is no danger from them of any undue excitement. In fact in such material there may not be a stimulating idea for a month at a time for either children or teachers.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 27 Number 10, 1926, p. 873-873
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 5929, Date Accessed: 10/21/2019 11:39:52 AM

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