# Bobbs-Merrill Arithmetics, Volume 1

Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1927 - Arithmetic
This series of arithmetics makes a carefully planned attempt to combine the psychology of number-learning with the best experience of successful class-room practice. The principle employed is that the primary purpose of arithmetic is to put in the hands of the child a well-mastered tool for use in the practical affairs of his every-day living.

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Page 87 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 64 - Radtol (ordinal nnmbers) the first the second the third the fourth the fifth the sixth the seventh the eighth the ninth the tenth the eleventh the twelfth the thirteenth the fourteenth the fifteenth the sixteenth the seventeenth the eighteenth the nineteenth the twentieth the twenty-first...
Page 283 - To multiply a fraction by a whole number. Multiply the numerator of the fraction by the whole number, and write the product over the denominator. Or, divide the denominator by the whole number, when this can be done without a remainder.
Page 274 - To check the accuracy of the division when there is a remainder, multiply the quotient by the divisor and add the remainder to the product.
Page 173 - Fig. 3 Fig. 4 1. What time is it in Figure 1 ? Figure 2 ? Figure 3 ? Figure 4 ? 2. What time is it if: The long hand is at VI, and the short hand is between II and III ? The long hand is at VIII, and the short hand is between V and VI ? The long hand is at XII, and the short hand is at VIII ? The long hand is at III, and the short hand is between IX and X? The long hand is at VI, and the short hand is between VI and VII? MEASURES Table of Time There are 12 months in a year. They are: January, which...
Page 112 - By using their money they found what cents, nickels, dimes and quarters are. 1 nickel = 5 cents 1 dime =10 cents 1 quarter = 25 cents...
Page 251 - Our table is 4 feet long and 2 feet wide. How many square feet are there in it?
Page 112 - Every Monday morning Hugh is given 30 cents and Rose is given 20 cents. This is for their school banking, for pencils and pen points, and for anything else they need for school. Sometimes they have some left to buy candy.
Page 303 - ... buy for 84/ ? for \$1.35 ? for \$2.24 ? for \$140 ? 8. If a boy earns \$.80 a day, how long will it take him to earn \$5.60? to earn \$73.60? to earn \$640? 9. It cost Mr. Chase \$150.50 to concrete a walk 35 yd. long. What did it cost a yard? 10. Divide \$25.20 equally among 6 boys. 11. At the rate of 45 miles an hour, how many hours will it take a man to travel 371.7 miles ? 12. An express train was 10.9 hours in going 480.14 miles.
Page 148 - And how many cranberries?" inquired Mabel. "One quart," answered her mother. Frank heard them talking and when father came home Frank said, "Father how much more is a bushel than a peck?" Then father showed Frank, the apples and the potatoes and said, "It takes 4 pecks to make one bushel." "And it takes 8 quarts to make one peck,