## Fish's Arithmetic Number Two: Oral and Written, Upon the Inductive Method, Book 2 |

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**cords**of wood , at $ 3 a**cord**, and 6 tons of coal , at $ 5 a ton ? Find the required term in the following equations : 43. 4 x 10-4x5 = ? 44. 8x5 + 6 + 10 = ? 45. 50-5x0 + 7 = ? 46. 8x4-6x0 = ? 47. 4 × 10 + 3 + ? = 50 . 48. 0x7 + 8 + ... Page 41

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**cords**of wood , at $ 5 a**cord**? 15. What cost 752 pounds of nails , at 7 cents a pound ? 5264 cents = $ 52.64 . SOLUTION . - 7 cents × 752 = When either factor contains cents , the product is cents , and may be changed to dollars and ... Page 44

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**cords**of wood each , and a fourth ships 248**cords**. What is the value of the whole at $ 4.25 a**cord**? 58. When there are ciphers at the right of one , or of both factors . 1. Multiply 236 by 100 . EXPLANATION . - Since removing a figure ... Page 45

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**cords**of wood , at $ 3.125 a**cord**. 15. GEO . MCDOUGAL , Bought of JOHN CLARK & Co. 128 tons of coal , at $ 5.25 a ton . 1600 pounds of bar lead , at 6 ¢ a pound . 750 pounds of printing paper , at 12 ¢ a pound . 16. THOS . MCMILLAN ... Page 53

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**cords**of wood , at $ 4 a**cord**, will pay for 6 barrels of flour , at $ 8 a barrel ? ANALYSIS . - Six barrels of flour will cost 6 times $ 8 , or $ 48 ; and $ 4 , the price of 1**cord**of wood , are contained in $ 48 , 12 times . 14. How ...### Other editions - View all

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acres altitude amount barrels of flour base bill bought bushels cents a pound ciphers circumference coal common containing cord cube root cubic foot denominate number diameter difference discount divided dividend divisor dollars draft dry measure equal exchange EXPLANATION.-Since expressed factors figures Find the area Find the cost Find the value FORMULA fraction frustum gain gallons given number Hence hundred hundredths improper fractions inches integers interest invested length marked price measure meters metric system miles minuend months Multiply number of terms paid payable payment percentage premium principal profit quotient ratio remainder rods selling price share side slant height sold square subtract sugar surface tens tenths thousandths toises tons Troy Weight units volume weight wheat wide worth WRITTEN EXERCISES yards of cloth

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