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

Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1863 - Arithmetic - 176 pages

### Contents

 Section 1 1 Section 2 3 Section 3 4 Section 4 24 Section 5 36 Section 6 48 Section 7 57 Section 8 70
 Section 10 81 Section 11 106 Section 12 108 Section 13 113 Section 14 118 Section 15 145 Section 16 151 Section 17 175

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Page 52 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
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 49 - TABLE OF ENGLISH MONEY. 4 farthings (far.) make 1 penny, d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings
Page 43 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 53 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...
Page 48 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 75 - If it take 4•J yards of cloth for a coat, 2i yard� for a pair of pantaloons, and � of a yard for a vest, how many yards of cloth will it take for the whole ? 14. If a man walk 12^ miles in the forenoon and 101- miles in the afternoon, how many miles does he walk during the day ? 15.
Page 164 - The head of a fish is 7 inches long, the tail is as long as the head and � of the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail ; what is the length of the fish ? 9.
Page 73 - If the numerator and denominator of each fraction is multiplied (or divided) by the same number, the value of the fraction will not change.
Page 128 - If I buy rice at 4 cents a pound, and sell it at 5 cents, what is my gain per cent. ? 17. Sold a cow at auction for \$18 that cost \$20 ; what was the loss per cent. ? 18. A boy bought peaches at the rate of 3 for 2 cents, and sold them at the rate of 9 for 7 cents ; what was his gain per cent.