## Robinson's Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic: On the Inductive Plan; Being a Sequel to the Progressive Primary Arithmetic ... |

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**coffee**for 12 cents , and a bar of soap for 9 cents ; what was the cost of the whole ? 6. In a shop are 7 men , 9 boys , and 6 girls at work ; how many persons at work in the shop ? 7. A lady sold 10**pounds**of butter at one time , 12**pounds**... Page 31

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**pounds**of tea cost , at 56 cents a**pound**? 25. At 44 cents a day , what will 10 days ' labor amount to ? 26. At 3 ...**coffee**, at 15 cents a**pound**? 28. If the cars run 24 miles an hour , how far will they run in 7 hours ? 29. In an ... Page 32

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**coffee**at 15 cents a**pound**, and 14**pounds**of rice at 6 cents a**pound**? 4. If two persons start from the same point ,, and travel in opposite directions , one at the rate of 6 miles an hour , and the other 4 miles an hour , how far ... Page 40

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**pounds of coffee**can be bought for 45 cents ? for 60 cents ? for 90 cents ? 15. If 1 man can do a piece of work in 72 days , in what time can 6 men do it ? 8 men ? 9 men ? 12 men ? 16. If a certain quantity of provision ... Page 41

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**pounds of coffee**cost 27 cents , what will 6 pounds cost ? ANALYSIS . If 3**pounds of coffee**cost 27 cents , 1 pound , which is 1 third of 3 pounds , will cost 1 third of 27 cents , or 9 cents . If 1 pound cost 9 cents , 6 pounds , which are ...### Other editions - View all

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Page 55 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.

Page 54 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 49 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES

Page 68 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, $, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.

Page 56 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.

Page 44 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 52 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 51 - MEASURE. 12 inches (in.) make 1 foot, ft. 3 feet "1 yard, yd. 5¿ yards, or 16¿ feet, " 1 rod, rd. 40 rods

Page 52 - CLOTH MEASURE. 2^ inches (in.) make 1 nail, na. 4 nails

Page 141 - The present worth of a note payable at a future time is such a sum as, put at interest at the given rate per cent, until it becomes due, will amount to the face of the note. Discount is an allowance made for the payment of money before it becomes due, and is obtained by subtracting the present worth from the given sum or face of the note. 1. What is the present worth of $180 payable in 3 years 4 months at 6 per cent.