Colburn's First Lessons: Intellectual Arithmetic, Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction
Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1827 - Arithmetic - 172 pages
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Page 164 - I see by little and little more of what is to be done, and how it is to be done, should I ever be able to do it.
Page ii - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 117 - It will be seen by the above section, that, if both the numerator and denominator be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be altered...
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Page 132 - What part of a year is 1 month ? 2 months ? 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 6 months ? 7 months? 8 months? 9 months? 10 months? 11 months ? 105.
Page 80 - A man being asked how many sheep he had, said that he had them in two pastures ; in one pasture he had eight ; and that 3 fourths of these was just 1 third of what he had in the other. How many were there in the other ? 4.
Page 125 - Table ///.—TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains, gr. make 1 pennyweight. dwt. 20 pennyweights " 1 ounce. oz. 12 ounces
Page 38 - What is the value of nine yards of cloth, at six dollars a yard ? 10. If a man travel five miles in an hour, how many miles will he travel in nine hours ? 11. There is an orchard consisting of ten rows of trees, and nine trees in each row ; how many trees are there in the orchard ? 12.
Page 125 - MONEY. 10 mills make 1 cent. 10 cents " 1 dime. 10 dimes " 1 dollar. 10 dollars
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