## A Mental Arithmetic Upon the Inductive Plan: Being an Advanced Intellectual Course, Designed for Schools and Academies |

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12 cents 20 days 20 per cent 50 cents acres added amount answer apples ARITHMETIC barrel barrel of flour bought boys bushels bushels of corn butter called cents a pound cents apiece contained cords of wood cost cows cubic decimal difference dimes discount Divide dollars dozen earn eight equal equivalent factors farmer feet fifths figures five four fourths fraction gain gallons gave give given greater half horse hundred hundred-weight inches interest of $100 James John leaves less LESSON measure miles months Multiply NOTE oranges ounces paid pecks piece pints present worth principal quarters quarts rate per cent receive Reduce remainder Required rods Schools sell seven sevenths sheep shillings sixths sold square subtract sufficient sugar tens thing third tons twice units weeks whole yards yards of cloth

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Page 55 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 115 - ... miles an hour, how far apart will they be at the end of 1 hour ? At the end of 2 hours ? 4 hours ? 10 hours ? Why ? 4.

Page 100 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.

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 108 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 47 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 48 - 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 116 - A cistern has 4 pipes ; the first will fill it in 2 hours, the second will fill it in 3 hours, the third in 4 hours, and the fourth will empty it in 2 hours ; now, if the pipes are all open at the same time, how long •will it take to fill the cistern ? 10.

Page 57 - TABLE. 12 units make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units " 1 score. 24 sheets of paper " 1 quire. 20 quires " 1 ream. 56 pounds " 1 bushel of corn. 60 pounds " 1 bushel of wheat. 196 pounds " 1 barrel of flour. 200 pounds « { l bari;el, of beef, pork

Page 53 - TABLE. 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) make 1 cubic foot, ...... cu. ft. 27 cubic feet