## The Elements of Arithmetic ... in which Decimal and Integral Arithmetic are Combined, and Taught Inductively: On the System of Pestalozzi. Part 1st [2d]., Part 1U. Hunt and Son, 1844 |

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**boy**who can read and write integers as high as millions , may be taught , with equal facility , to read and write decimals as low as millionths ; and if Numeration be properly inculcated at first , no more difficulty will be found in ... Page 8

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**boys**are playing , and one more comes to join them . How many are there then ? Eight and one are how many ? 9. If I spend nine cents for fruit , and have one cent left , how many cents had I at first ? Nine and one are how many ? One ... Page 9

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**boys**and 7 girls in a school . How many are there of both ? 20 and 7 are how many ? 13. A farmer has 20 sheep and 9 lambs . How many has he of both ? 20 and 9 are how many ? 14. John bought 20 plums , and his father gave him 10 more ... Page 14

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**boys**were playing at marbles . James had " eight , John had six , William had seven , George had four , and Charles had five . How many had they all ? How many are 8 and 6 and 7 and 4 and 5 ? 4. Lucy received from her mother , two pins ... Page 15

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**boys**were eating plums . The first ate eleven , the second nine , the third nine , the fourth seven , the fifth eight , the sixth eight , the seventh seven , and the eighth four . How many did they all eat ? How many are 11 and 9 and 9 ...### Other editions - View all

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Page 79 - 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 100 - 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 28 - 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 77 - 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 77 - 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 107 - 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 68 - 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 100 - 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 108 - 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?