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Education: Arithmetic

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Last week grey-maned Dr. Malcolm Shaw MacLean, dean of University of Minnesota’s General College, delivered the famed Inglis Lecture at Harvard, proposed that teaching of arithmetic continue through college. “I know of one nurse,” said he, “who gave a child a lethal two-thirtieths of strychnine because there was no bottle containing one-sixtieth.”

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