# An Elementary Arithmetic

D.C. Heath, 1894 - Arithmetic - 212 pages

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Page 72 - Oral Exercises. What is the cost of 6 pounds of sugar at six cents a pound ? Of 6 seven-cent dolls? Of 6 quarts of milk at eight cents a quart ? Of 6 yards of muslin at nine cents a yard.
Page 139 - A girl had 80 cents. She bought a doll for 40 cents and spent the rest for candy at 20 cents per pound. How many pounds did she buy ? 9. A farmer has 90 acres of land. Thirty acres are planted in corn. One-third of the remainder is in wheat. How many acres of wheat has he ? 10. A coal-dealer had 50 tons of coal. He burned 30 tons and sold the remainder at \$ 4 per ton. How much money did he receive ? 11. What shall I have to pay for 8 pounds of 5-cent sugar and 50 cents
Page 61 - Problems. 1. If 4 marbles are sold for 1 cent, how much will 8 marbles cost ? How much will 88 cost ? 2. A boy bought 3 readers. He paid 15 cents for one, 16 cents for another, 17 cents for the third. How many cents did he pay for the three ? 3. What will 3 readers cost at 16 cents each ? 4. There are 24 hours in a day. How many hours are there in 4 days ? 5.
Page 135 - If a train goes 7-J- miles in a quarter of an hour, how far will it go in 2 hours ? 20. If 6 men can do a piece of work in 25 days, how long will it take one man to do it ? 303. Slate Exercises. Divide : 1. 434 by 14 9. 693 by 33 17. 575 by 25 2. 403 by 13 10. 735 by 35 18. 775 by 25 3. 360 by 15 11. 396 by 36 19. 2331 by 21 4. 465 by 15 12. 756 by 36 20. 2775 by 25 Б.
Page 165 - When eggs are worth 25 cents per dozen, how many eggs can be bought for \$ 1 ? For \$ 3 ? 19. A bushel of corn weighs 56 pounds. How many bushels are there in a load weighing 2,240 pounds? 20. A farmer pays \$1,500 for 25 cows. What is the price of a cow ? 21.
Page 172 - What will be the cost of 240 pounds of wheat at 90 cents per bushel of 60 pounds ? 19. Fifteen men finish a piece of work in 10 days. How long would it take 1 man ? How long would it take 50 men ? 20.
Page 78 - What is the price of a half-yard of lace worth 90 cents a yard? 4. At 6 cents a pound, how many pounds of sugar can you buy for 96 cents ? 5. What will be the cost of 3 base-balls at 25 cents each? 6. A storekeeper sells marbles at 13 for a cent. How many marbles can be bought for 5 cents? 7. At 3 for a cent, how many cents would I have to pay for 99 slate pencils ? 8. If there are 24 hours in a day, how many hours are there in 3 days? 9. John has 136 postage stamps, and William has 4. How many...