## Mental Arithmetic, Or, First Lessons in Numbers for Children |

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acre apples Arithmetic balls barrel bought boys bushels called cents a pound cents a quart cents a yard cents apiece contained cord cost count difference divided dollars eight cents eighteen eleven equal examples expressed farmer feet fifteen fifths fifty fifty-four fifty-six five cents forty forty-five forty-two four cents fourteen fourths gallons gave give half hand Henry horse hundred leaves lemon LESSON marbles marked meant MEASURE Mental miles an hour move nine ninety ninths Note orange ounce paid pair peaches pear peck practical Principal pupil quarts questions receive remain seven seven cents seventeen seventy shillings six cents Six Six Six sixteen sixths sixty sixty-three slate sold Solution Table teacher tenths thing third thirteen thirty thirty-five thirty-six thirty-two three cents trees twelve twenty twenty-four twenty-one week whole wire worth yards of cloth

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Page 70 - Cardinal numbers: 1 one 2 two 3 three 4 four 5 five 6 six 7 seven 8 eight 9 nine 10 ten 11 eleven 12 twelve 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen 20...

Page 71 - ... four hundred five hundred six hundred seven hundred eight hundred...

Page 93 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.

Page 67 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 94 - Wine Measure is used in measuring wine, alcohol, molasses, oil, and all other liquids except beer, ale, and milk. 4 gills (gi.) make 1 pint, marked pt, 2 pints " 1 quart, " qt. 4 quarts 31 J gallons 4'2 gallons 63 gallons, or 2 barrels " 1 gallon, '

Page 94 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.

Page 30 - ... 6. A man bought a quantity of butter for twelve dollars, but finding it damaged, sold it for five dollars less than he gave for it : for how much did he sell it ? 7.

Page 70 - ... 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen 20 twenty 21 twenty-one 22 twenty-two 23 twenty-three 24 twenty-four 25 twenty-five 26 twenty-six 27 twenty-seven 28 twenty-eight 29 twenty-nine 30 thirty 31 thirty-one 32 thirty-two 33 thirty-three 34 thirty-four 35 thirty-five 36 thirty-six 37 thirty-seven 38 thirty-eight 39 thirty-nine...

Page 76 - ... can 4 men do the same ? 13. If 9 men can do a piece of work in 8 days, how many men can do the same in 12 days? 14. If 4 men can do a piece of work in 6 days, in how many days can 3 men do twice as much work ? 15. A farmer sold 2 tons of hay at $20 a ton, and for pay received 8 yards of cloth at $4 a yard, and the rest in money ; how much money did he receive ? 16. If a man earns $24 in 2 months, what will 2 men earn in 6 months ? 17.