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

Robert S. Davis & Company, 1858 - Arithmetic - 154 pages

### Contents

 Section 1 1 Section 2 2 Section 3 7 Section 4 9 Section 5 11 Section 6 14 Section 7 16 Section 8 22
 Section 18 96 Section 19 105 Section 20 107 Section 21 109 Section 22 118 Section 23 99 Section 24 105 Section 25 107

 Section 9 40 Section 10 42 Section 11 45 Section 12 52 Section 13 56 Section 14 61 Section 15 63 Section 16 92 Section 17 94
 Section 26 109 Section 27 118 Section 28 133 Section 29 135 Section 30 141 Section 31 148 Section 32 154 Section 33 Section 34

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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