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12 cents 12 dollars 20 cents 20 dollars 20 per cent acres added amount ANALYSIS apiece apples barrel of flour bought boys build bushels called cents a pound coat common contained cords of wood corn cost denominator difference dimes distance divided dozen earn eggs eighths equal farm farmer feet fifths fourths fraction gain gallons gave give given grocer half halves head Henry horse interest James John land less lose lost lowest terms marbles merchant miles months multiply ninths oats oranges paid pair peaches person piece pints pound cost principal quarts receive Reduce remainder Robinson's rods sell sevenths share sheep shillings sixths sold sugar tenths third tons trees twelfths twice units walk weeks whole worth yards 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...