Usage examples for arithmetic

  1. A Negro politician has left this account of a radical recitation in a Florida Negro school: After finishing the arithmetic lesson they must next go through the catechism: " Who is the 'Publican Government of the State of Florida?" – The Sequel of Appomattox A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Walter Lynwood Fleming
  2. William Mulligatawny said, " Arithmetic is wrong." – Poems by Arthur Macy
  3. Sometimes on that kind of a January night the stars look like numbers, look like the arithmetic writing of a girl going to school and just beginning arithmetic. – Rootabaga Stories by Carl Sandburg
  4. However, you know something of arithmetic, don't you? – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  5. " But papa said if you'd show me about my arithmetic-" began Nate. – Jimmy, Lucy, and All by Sophie May
  6. For this kind of professional arithmetic, Howe felt and expressed just and utter contempt. – The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence by A. T. Mahan
  7. You were better at arithmetic, Nan. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  8. Everybody felt that the really important point was not the essay nor the arithmetic, but the conversation as an event and an undertaking, one's attitude and tone, the way one advanced or retired, the success with which one assumed a sympathetic, self- collected, and refined demeanour. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  9. But he said that a young one nearly six years old ought to know something more than stories- something about the world and arithmetic. – The Biography of a Prairie Girl by Eleanor Gates
  10. Ted, whose intellect was incapable of adding two and two together, had to sit on a high stool and work endless sums in arithmetic. – Audrey Craven by May Sinclair
  11. He cleared his throat several times, and began to read aloud the arithmetic results. – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  12. I sit at a table working out a problem in arithmetic. – Principles of Teaching by Adam S. Bennion
  13. One might just as well complain of the principles of arithmetic because one cannot do a sum correctly! – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  14. See Equipment Arithmetic, transition class, Arnswald, Colonel von, Art training, drawing, etc. – The Child Under Eight by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith
  15. Beyond reading and writing and arithmetic it generally does not go. – The Soul of a People by H. Fielding
  16. I won't learn any more arithmetic, Miss Pink. – Rosy by Mrs. Molesworth
  17. This suggestion will not bear the test of arithmetic. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  18. We were to study Russian and German and arithmetic. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin