## A shilling arithmetic |

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acres added amount bought boys breadth bushels called carry cent ciphers common contains cost cube cubic decimal denominator difference divide division divisor dozen eleven equal example expressed factors farmer farthings feet field figure Find Find the value five foot four fourth fraction gain gallons give given half Hence hundred inches interest kind length means measures miles minutes months multiply nine ounces person poles pounds Proportion quantity quarters reason receive reckoning Reduce remainder rest result root round RULE sell seven sheep shillings side sold square square yards subtract thick third thousand tons twelve units usual week weighing whole worth yards

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Page 113 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number.

Page 90 - Measures of Time. 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 112 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 90 - January 31, February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, December 31.

Page 70 - MEASURE. 12 inches (in.) make 1 foot, ft. 3 feet "1 yard, yd. 5£ yards, or 16¿- feet, " 1 rod, rd. 40 rods " 1 furlong, fur. 8 furlongs, or 320 rods,

Page 134 - ... off in the product as many decimal places as there are in the multiplier and multiplicand together.

Page 23 - SIMPLE DIVISION. Division is the method of finding how often one number is contained in another. Case I. — When the Divisor does not exceed 12. Divide 252 by 6.

Page 68 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT 20 grains = 1 scruple. 3 scruples = 1 dram. 8 drams = 1 ounce. 12 ounces = 1 pound.

Page 35 - If 3 men can do a piece of work in 12 days, how many days will it take 9 men to do the same ? ANALYSIS.

Page 68 - Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) — 1 pennyweight (dwt). 20 pennyweights — 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces — 1 pound (Ib.).