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WALTON'S INTELLECTUAL ARITHMETIC,

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(JUST PUBLISHED.)

WALTON'S SERIES OF ARITHMETICS,

CONSISTS OP

I. Walton's Pictorial Primary Arithmetic.
II. Walton's Intellectual Arithmetic.
III. Walton's Written Arithmetic.

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THE PICTORIAL PRIMARY ARITHMETIC is designed to give the young learner bis FIRST LESSONS IN NUMBERS. It is appropriately illustrated, and pursues the OBJECT METHOD; it is simple, complete, and original. presenting the elementary combinations of num. bers in a series of progressive lessons, calculated to interest and develop the mind of the child.

THE INTELLECTUAL · ARITHMETIC contains a full course of MENTAL EXERCISES, together with an INTRODUCTION to WRITTEN ARITHMETIC; and uot only forms a connecting link in the series, but, used independently, meets the wants of the large class of students who can devote but little time to this study.

THE WRITTEN ARITHMETIC, for Common and Higher Schools, is a thoroughly analytical and progressive work; it presents the science of numbers in a philosophical manner, and affords a more full and varied practice than any other book of its class. Its original and thorough system of reviews commends it to every practical teacher. A distinguishing feature of this Ariihmetic is its adaptation to the present wants of business life,

WALTON'S DICTATION EXERCISES

Are supplementary to Walton's Series. They comprise a simple card (with or without sliding

slate) to be used by the Pupil, and KEYS, Parts I. & II.,

To be used by the Teacher only. PART I. contains above TWO THOUSAND EXAMPLES, (with their answers,) in the fundamental operations in Arithmetic.

PART II.

CONTAINS

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FIVE

THOUSAND

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(WITH THEIR ANSWERS,) IN FEDERAL MONEY, COMMON AND DECIMAL FRACTIONS, COMPOUND NUMBERS, PERCENTAGE, SQUARE AND CUBE Roors, and MENSURATION,

These Exercises are so arranged that the Teacher may assign a SEPARATE EXAMPLE TO EACH PUPIL, in a class of 25, at a single dictation. They are especially designed for REVIEWS and TEST EXERCISES, and may be used in connection with, and supplementary to, any series of Arithmetics.

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In arranging branches of study for the different grades of education, we should have regard chiefly to three things :

1. Discipline of the mind; 2. The acquisition of knowledge; 3. The relation of what is learned to the business of life.

I would premise, that in making the arrangement there should be more in common for all the pupils in the first years than in the advanced years of a course of education. At the outset all should be taught alike; but after a time there should be some difference made between those who are to have a short course and those who are to have a long one, extending perhaps through the college. The reasons for this I need not stop to detail.

Spelling, reading, writing, arithmetic, geography, and grammar are commonly considered as comprising all the elements of a com- . mon-school education. Sometimes history is included in the latter part of the course, but after so bad a fashion that it had better be entirely omitted. Natural science is very generally excluded, even in the case of those who are destined to enter college. The only study which has any relation to it is geography, and that is stripped

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