Excerpt from First Book of Arithmetic, for the Use of Schools IN this First Book, the Practical, and I at the Theoretical part of Arithmetic is treated of, but it is t intended that Theory should be separated from Practice. The teacher may, by means of a blackboard and a piece of chalk, make the pupils more readily understand the rules than could be done by any written ex pianation, especially at this stage of their progress. For. The Theoretical part of Arithmetic, teachers and monitors are referred to the See and Book of Arithmetic, published by the Commissioners. 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 techlogy 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.