Dan Atcheson book on quick fractions

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Dan Atcheson book on quick fractions - Way Ttf Use Fractions pan Atcheson. enioys a...
Way Ttf Use Fractions pan Atcheson. enioys a good (his students that'they need an leiire as milnh ac fho r,av+ r«-,«i . **«=.y. iiccu dJl - -"j-^^ «, £,WWIA juia aLUUtilHS figure as much as the next man! e(1U r Rnm ,- n -but..most of the figures he educatlon m works with are more along numeric lines. The 'Lubbbck man has .secured-a copyright lor his method' of quick 'addition and subtraction of fractions. Recently, lie devised a method to divide lip to three-place- whole numbers-by nine. For example, he said, divide 327 by 9. First, add the digits of the number to be divided—3+2+7 vluch equals 12. Next, subtract the largest multiple of nine: .12-9=3. Thi^ answer provides the repeating ecimal, .333, of the final an- wer. Now. take the first two digits f the original number' to be merely to survive in the future. Eventually, he hopes to 'write a ; book , on speed math', and arithmetic -h-icks. Anyone 'who could contribute to. the publication is. encouraged to coritac Atcheson at 3202 26th St. — — •-- -a-*-*.** uuvAiiisd \,\j m; divided (32) and add this num- er to the first digit (3), and ad one for each multiple of nine used in step one: 32+3-fl= final answer, then, is ,—, who- admits this method is not exactly a short ut, maintains it is at least a "prob- And for someone with a good ncmory and a. little practice e claims this division by nine — be done through mental, pencil and paper A sort of- time and mind con- ervationist. Atcheson believes capturing lu's students' c" ity and teaching them G. The 6.333. . . Atcheson, ew approach to an old em." .ther than otation. -.,.„., n,, u icauiuu^ mem to "*« work in ways that .prove the' 1972 best for each individual. — Looking at the complex energy and population problems facing the world, Atcheson said We're running out of time ar-d it ,wm. take a lot of smart people — cur children — to save us." At the same time, he Italy Bank Head Offers To Quit After ISlfears ROAffi CAP) - Guido Carli he governor of the Bank o -Italy, said he is willing to re- held for 15 years, but theri was no indication the govern ment would take him up on the offer. . In presenting his annual report on Italy's . financial situ ation and monetary policy, the 61-year-o5d banker .-made public a letter he. said he had sent to the treasury.;minister last August after .his credit squeeze Policies had come under criticism from many political quarters* ... .'..... Carli spoke of the "opportunity of a change at the top of the Bank of Italy." His 15 years al Italy s chief banker are a national record. ' '-" Carli said he had offered to also in 1970 and again in DAYS

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  1. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal,
  2. 06 Jun 1975, Fri,
  3. Page 87

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