relative merits of conventional and imaginative types of problems in arithmetic
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Published by Teachers college, Columbia university in New York city .
Written in English


  • Arithmetic -- Study and teaching,
  • Arithmetic -- Problems, exercises, etc

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Edition Notes

Statementby Harry Grove Wheat ...
GenreProblems, exercises, etc.
LC ClassificationsQA135 .W5 1929
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 123 p.
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6732284M
LC Control Number29019423

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