Her progress in arithmetic has been equally remarkable.
It was not a special subject, like geography or arithmetic, but her way to outward things.
I study about the earth, and the animals, and I like arithmetic exceedingly.
I go to school every day I am studying reading, writing, arithmetic, geography and language.
If I suggest her leaving a problem in arithmetic until the next day, she answers, "I think it will make my mind stronger to do it now."
Arithmetic seems to have been the only study I did not like.
She has nearly finished Colburn's mental arithmetic, her last work being in improper fractions.
Long before I learned to do a sum in arithmetic or describe the shape of the earth, Miss Sullivan had taught me to find beauty in the fragrant woods, in every blade of grass, and in the curves and dimples of my baby sister's hand.
Now, to speak the truth, I had but ten cents in the world, and it surpassed my arithmetic to tell, if I was that man who had ten cents, or who had a farm, or ten dollars, or all together.
The arithmetic of rational numbers is now established by means of appropriate definitions, which indicate the entities meant by the operations of addition and multiplication.
My studies for the first year were English history, English literature, German, Latin, arithmetic, Latin composition and occasional themes.
I used to say I did not like arithmetic very well, but now I have changed my mind.
The Koran, sacred and secular law, logic, poetry, arithmetic, with some medicine and geography, are the chief subjects of study.
The addition and multiplication of these "signed" real numbers is suitably defined, and it is proved that the usual arithmetic of such numbers follows.
He taught me Latin grammar principally; but he often helped me in arithmetic, which I found as troublesome as it was uninteresting.
It was a long time before decimal arithmetic came into general use, and all through the 17th century exponential marks were in common use.
The arithmetic of real numbers follows from appropriate definitions of the operations of addition and multiplication.
As to the teaching of algebra, see references under Arithmetic to works on the teaching of elementary mathematics.
I still regarded arithmetic as a system of pitfalls.