# The Elements of Arithmetic ... in which Decimal and Integral Arithmetic are Combined, and Taught Inductively: On the System of Pestalozzi. Part 1st [2d]., Part 1

U. Hunt and Son, 1844

### Contents

 Numeration 5 Compound NumbersTables 94 Addition of Compound Numbers 104 Discount 116
 Division of Fractions 122 Rule of Three 132 Miscellaneous Examples 138

### Popular passages

Page 89 - 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 110 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Page 42 - What part of a year is 1 month ? 2 months ? 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 6 months ? 7 months? 8 months? 9 months?
Page 87 - MEASURE is used in measuring grain, salt, &c. 2 pints (pt.) make 1 quart. qt. 8 quarts make 1 peck. pk 4 pecks make 1 bushel. bu WINE MEASURE is used by grocers and others, for measuring wine, oil, molasses, and most other liquids.
Page 122 - A and B can do a piece of work in 6 days ; A...
Page 87 - MEASURE is used by grocers and others, for measuring wine, oil, molasses, and most other liquids. 4 gills (gi.) make 1 pint. pt 2 pints make 1 quart. qt. 4 quarts make 1 gallon. gal. 31^ gallons make 1 barrel.
Page 120 - How many days will it take him if he works 12 hours a day ? 2. 6 men can build a wall in just 2 weeks. How many days will it take them if 2 men are added to their number ? 3. If 20 men can make a road in 180 days, how many days would it take 60 men ? 180 men ? 10 men ? 4. If 2i Ib.
Page 76 - To divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., it is necessary only to move the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Page 110 - A mixed number may be converted to an improper fraction by multiplying the whole number by the denominator and adding the numerator to the product obtained.
Page 122 - A man can do -J- of a piece of work in a day, and a boy can do £ of it in a day: in how many days can both of them, working together, do it?