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A Key to the Common School Arithmetic

Boston, Massachusetts: Fred'k A. Brown & Co., 1862. The printed answer key provided to teachers for the "Common School Arithmetic" textbook. Provides insight into what mathematical disciplines were taught to students in 1862, including: basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, etc.; fractions; money; percentages; square roots. Includes more financially-focused math than modern classrooms (e.g. interest, profit and loss, commission and brokerage, etc.).

Single vol. (7.25" by 4.75"), pp. 30, sewn in contemporary marbled wrappers. Good. Toned, a couple small stains/water staining, wrappers worn with one or two short tears. Upper wrapper becoming loose. Spine chipped.

Price: $175.00

Item #23008273

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