# Ten-Minute Exercises

Cambridge University Press, 3/3/2016

EAN 9781316601822, ISBN10: 131660182X

Paperback, 200 pages, 20.3 x 12.8 x 1.3 cm

Language: English

Originally published in 1938, this book provides a series of exercises in arithmetic intended to take pupils ten minutes to complete. The text was created to train pupils in speed and accuracy in the fundamentals of arithmetic, avoiding unnecessary written work. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in arithmetic, mathematics and the history of education.

Introduction

Extracts from the Board of Education Handbook of Suggestions for the Teaching of Mathematics, 1937

Part I

1. Miscellaneous exercises

2. Football league tables

3. Addition and subtraction

4. Multiplication and division

5. Reduction

6. Revision exercises

7. Short methods in multiplication and division

8. Costs of dozens

9. Costs in various quantities

10. Costs of scores and grosses

11. Miscellaneous exercises

12. Bills and change

13. Perimeters and areas of rectangles

14. Progress tests

15. Prime factors and L.C.M.

16. Fractions

17. Fractional qualities

18. Miscellaneous exercises

19. Decimals

20. Decimal qualities

21. Miscellaneous exercises

22. Progress tests

23. Averages and timetables

24. Percentages

25. Proportion

26. Mensuration and algebra

27. Sales' reductions

28. Progress and final tests

Part II

29. Miscellaneous exercises

30. Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

31. Reduction

32. Short methods in multiplication and division

33. Costs of dozens

34. Costs in various quantities

35. Costs of scores and grosses

36. Bills and change

37. Perimeters and areas of rectangles

38. Squares and square roots

39. Arithmetic in daily life

40. Progress tests

41. Fractions and fractional quantities

42. Decimals and decimal quantities

43. Miscellaneous exercises

44. Averages, approximations and rough estimates

45. Time tables

46. Arithmetic in daily life

47. Triangles, parallelograms, circles and polygons

48. Revision tests

49. Progress tests

50. Percentages

51. Profit and loss, and simple interest

52. Commission and discount

53. Direct proportion

54. Inverse proportion

55. Algebra

56. Arithmetic in daily life

57. Progress tests and final tests

Part III

58. Miscellaneous exercises

59. Revision tests in the four roles

60. Reduction. Short methods

61. Costs of dozens, scores and grosses

62. Miscellaneous exercises

63. Square roots and areas. Circles

64. Arithmetic in daily life

65. Progress tests

66. Fractions and fractional qualities

67. Decimals and decimal qualities

68. Miscellaneous exercises

69. Volumes

70. More short methods and costs

71. Time sheets

72. Arithmetic in daily life

73. Progress tests

74. Percentages

75. Profit and loss, and simple interest

76. Commission and discount

77. Sales' reductions

78. Proportion - direct, inverse and compound

79. Arithmetic in daily life

80. Algebra

81. Revision tests in arithmetic

82. Revision tests in mensuration

83. Revision tests in algebra

84. Progress tests and final tests.