## An Intellectual Arithmetic Upon the Inductive Method |

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$4 a yard 12 cents 12 dollars 12 per cent 12 rods 20 cents 30 days 9 cents 9 dollars acres apples cost asked the age barrel cost barrel of flour barrels of apples boy bought bushels of corn bushels of oats bushels of wheat cents a pound cents apiece cords of wood cows divided dollars a barrel dollars a yard earn eight Eighteen eighths of 24 eleven equal feet fifths flour cost Forty-eight Forty-nine furlongs gain gallons gave gills give half halves horses eat hound hour interest of $1 less 9 less six LESSON LESSON II lowest terms melon miles MINUEND molasses months multiply nine ninths oranges paid peaches pears pecks pennyweights PHILLIPS ACADEMY piece pint pound cost pupil quarts Reduce seven sevenths of 28 sheep sixths sold Solution square rods subtract tenths third three fourths trees Troy Weight twelve weeks worth yards of cloth

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Page 27 - It shows that the number before it is to be divided by the number after it. Thus 6 -i- 2 = 3 is read, 6 divided by 2 is equal to 3.

Page 76 - H. 1 . IN 3 apples how many halves of an apple ? Solution. There are 2 halves in 1 apple ; therefore there are 3 times 2 halves, which are 6 halves, in 3 apples.

Page 44 - If a quantity of provisions will serve four men • five days, how many men would the same provisions serve one day ? 5. Six men built a piece of fence in seven days, but, the fence being destroyed, it is necessary to rebuild it in one day ; how many men must be employed to do the work? 6. Paid twenty dollars for five yards of cloth ; what was the price of one yard ? 7. If a horse can travel 6 miles in one hour, in how many hours can he travel 18 miles ? 8. A butcher bought sheep at .7 dollars a...

Page 133 - J of $ ? 35. A man owning £ of a ship, sold ^ of his share ; what part of the whole ship did he sell ? What part had he left?

Page 108 - IV. 1. A BOY having 12 peaches, kept 1 third of them himself, and divided the other 2 thirds equally among 4 of his companions ; how many did he give them apiece ? 2. Two thirds of 12 are how many times 4? 3. A boy having 21 apples, kept 2 sevenths of them himself, and divided the other 5 sevenths equally among 6 of his playmates ; how many did he keep for himself? How many did he give to each of his 6 playmates ? £ ** 4> ; 4.

Page 27 - SIGN. A short horizontal line, — , is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it. Thus...

Page 65 - ... 14. If 4 men can do a piece of work in 6 days, in how many days can 3 men do twice as much work ? 15. A farmer sold 2 tons of hay at...

Page 48 - One half of two cents is one cent. 3. Why ? Ans. Because, if we divide two cents into two equal parts, one of the parts is one cent.

Page 54 - Email pieces be ? 17. How many eighths of a pear make one fourth of a pear ? 18. What is meant by one eighth of any thing ? 19. If a barrel of flour be worth 8 dollars, and if it be divided equally among 8 men, what will one man's share be worth ; that is, what is one eighth of a barrel worth? What are two eighths, or one fourth, of it worth ? What are three eighths of it worth ? What are four eighths, or one half, of it worth ? 20: If 8 dollars will buy a box of tea, what part of a box will 1 dollar...

Page 91 - If 7 pounds of flour cost 38 cents, what will 12 pounds cost? 49. 38 is /o of what number ? 50. If 6 yards of cloth costs $10, what will 5 yards cost ? 8 yards ? 51. If 3 men can do a piece of work in 7 hours, how long will it take 5 men to do the same work ? 52. If 2 pipes will empty a cistern in 7 hours, in what time will 5 pipes empty it? 3 pipes? 53. 7 is £ of what number ? 54.