## An Intellectual Arithmetic, Upon the Inductive Method: With an Introduction to Written Arithmetic |

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12 cents 12 per cent acres added amount apples barrel cost barrels of apples barrels of flour bought bushels bushels of wheat called cents cents apiece contained cords of wood corn cost Count cows divided dollars dozen earn eight Eighteen eleven equal examples farmer feet Fifteen fifths figure five Forty-eight four fourths fraction gain gallons gave gills give half halves horse hour hundred interest of $1 keep land leaps less LESSON melon miles minute months multiply nine ninths NOTE once oranges paid peaches pears pecks piece pint pounds principal pupil quarts receive Reduce rods sell seven sevenths share sheep shillings sixths sold Solution square subtract TABLE tens tenths thing third tons trees twelve Twenty twice units weeks whole worth yards of cloth

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Page 96 - The number of days in each month may be easily remembered by committing the following lines : — « Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 87 - A man can do f of a piece of work in 5 days } how long will it take him to do the whole of it ? 45.

Page 60 - Two men depart from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of...

Page 42 - ... 24. Bought 6 tons of coal at 8 dollars a ton, and paid for it with cloth at 4 dollars a yard; how many yards did it take ? 25. If 6 men can do a piece of work in 10 days, how many men can do the same in 15 days ? In 5 days? 26. If 6 men can do a piece of work in 15 days, in how many days can 10 men do the same ? 30 men ? 27. How many barrels of pork, at 12 dollars a barrel, will pay for 10 barrels of flour, at 6 dollars a barrel ? 28. How many 8's in 16?

Page 115 - 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.

Page 60 - If one gill of beer costs two cents, what will one gallon cost ? 7. Two men start from the same place and travel the same way; one travels at the rate of three miles -in an hour, and the other seven ; how far apart are they at the end of one hour ? How far at the end of seven hours ? 8.

Page 14 - A generous boy having eighteen peaches, gave three of them to one companion, six to another, and five to another ; how many did he give away ? How many did he keep ? 6. A man paid three dollars for some sugar, six dollars for two barrels of apples, ten dollars for a barrel of flour, and had six dollars left ; how many dollars had he at first ? 7. A boy having twenty-five cents, paid ten cents for a melon, four cents for an orange, and gave away six cents ; how many cents had he remaining ? 8. A boy...

Page 23 - SIGN. A short horizontal line, — , is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it.

Page 129 - A man owning | of a ship, sold f of his share; what part of the whole ship did he sell ? What part did he keep ? 30. If a boy can pick...

Page 81 - ... bushels does the whole orchard bear ? 36. If it takes 2 yards and 3 eighths of a yard of cloth to make a coat, and 1 yard and 5 eighths to make a pair of pantaloons, how many yards will it take to make 5 coats and 5 pair of pantaloons ? 37. If 3 men can do a piece of work in 5 days and 4 ninths of a day, how many days will it take 1 man to do the same ? 38. If 3 men can build 4 rods and 5 sixths of a rod of wall in 1 day, how many rods can they build in 5 days ? In 4 days ? 39. How many are 5...