## The Pupil's Arithmetic, Whereby the Practical Use of Figures is Demonstrated in a Series of Original Quesitons Adapted to the Capacities of Youth |

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Page 182 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.

Page 170 - A farmer being asked how many sheep he had, answered, that he 'had them in five fields, in the first he had...

Page 179 - To reduce fractions having different denominators to equivalent fractions having a common denominator. RULE. Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own, for the new numerators, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.

Page 189 - Jins. 216 feet. 20. \Vhat difference is there between the interest of 500/. at 5 per cent. for 12 years, and the discount of the same sum, at the same rate, and for the same time ? ^ns.

Page 97 - Flemish ell, yard, quarter of a yard, and nail. 4 nails (na.) make 1 quarter of a yard qr. 4 quarters - - - 1 yard - - - - yd. 3 quarters - - - 1 ell Flemish - - E.

Page 120 - Divide as in division of simple numbers, each denomination in its order, beginning with the highest. If there be a remainder...

Page 30 - ... are 24 3 times 1 are 3 3 times 2 are 6 3 times 3 are 9 3 times 4 are 12 3 times 5 are 15 3 times 6 are 18 3 times 7 are 21 3 times 8 are 24 3 times 9 are...

Page 103 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.

Page 164 - There is a fish, whose head is 10 feet long ; his tail is as long as his head and half the length of his body, and his body as long as the head and tail : What is the whole length of the fish ? Ans.

Page 132 - If at any time there be a remainder, or the decimal places in the divisor be more than those in the dividend, cyphers may be annexed to the dividend or to the remainder,, and the quotient carried on to any degree of exactness, EXAMPLES.