## 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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**hogshead**of molasses , which originally contained 97.7 gallons , 8.649 gallons had leaked out . How much remained ? 13. The store of a merchant , valued at $ 9906.50 , was destroyed by fire . An insurance company paid $ 6887.375 . What ... Page 71

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**hogshead**of sugar contained 587.965 pounds . How much remained in the**hogshead**, after 16.0084 pounds had been sold to one man , 96.944 pounds to another , and 205.87 pounds to another ? 19. 994876 and 994.876 and 6784.99 and 67849.9 ... Page 75

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**hogsheads**, there being 4 quarts in a gallon , and 63 gallons in a**hogshead**? 48. 12 inches make one foot , and 3 feet make one yard . How many inches are there in 1 yard ? In 16.25 yards ? 49. What will 6.789 cords of wood cost , at ... Page 82

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**hogsheads**, each holding 139 gallons , could be filled by the cataract in one second ? EXAMPLE FOR THE BOARD . Divide 36.3 by .0017 . 82 ARITHMETIC . Page 96

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**hogshead**, puncheon , & c . , are not used . CLOTH MEASURE , used for measuring Cloth , & c . make 1 nail , na . .. make 1 quarter , make 1 yard , qr . yd . 2.25 inches ( in . ) ...... 4 nails ... 4 quarters ... LONG MEASURE , used for ...### Other editions - View all

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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 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?