# Adam's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained and Synthetically Applied ...

J. and J. W. Prentiss, 1831 - Arithmetic - 264 pages

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### Contents

 Section 1 3 Section 2 7 Section 3 10 Section 4 11 Section 5 18 Section 6 35 Section 7 37 Section 8 47
 Section 17 137 Section 18 139 Section 19 142 Section 20 148 Section 21 155 Section 22 159 Section 23 160 Section 24 161

 Section 9 63 Section 10 79 Section 11 80 Section 12 87 Section 13 88 Section 14 99 Section 15 101 Section 16 128
 Section 25 166 Section 26 176 Section 27 179 Section 28 187 Section 29 197 Section 30 222 Section 31 237

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