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12 cents 12 days 12 dollars 12 is contained 20 cents 20 dollars 20 per cent 50 cents 9 cents 9 dollars acres amount ANALYSIS barrel of flour bought a horse boys bushels cost bushels of corn bushels of oats bushels of wheat cents a dozen cents a pound cents apiece cider cords of wood cost $3 dimes divided dollars a yard drover earn eighths equals the interest farmer sold feet fifths furlongs gain or lose gain per cent gallons gave grocer bought halves hogshead horses eat improper fraction less lowest terms miles an hour mixed number molasses multiply ninths paid pair peaches pennyweights piece pints pound cost pounds of butter pounds of coffee pounds of sugar quarts receive Reduce remainder rods sell sevenths sheep shillings sixths trees turkeys twelfths University Algebra wheat whole number worth yard cost yards of cloth
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 38 - ... 9. At 8 cents a pound, how many pounds of sugar can be bought for 96 cents ? /^ 10. If a man spend 6 cents a day for cigars, how many days will 60 cents last him ? 11.
Page 56 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Page 18 - Subtraction is the process of finding the difference between two numbers ; the result is called the Difference or Remainder. The sign of subtraction is written thus, — , and is read minus.
Page 141 - 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.
Page 43 - 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.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 54 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...