## 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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**pupil**has become accustomed to exercise his judgment in the solution of these questions , he is allowed to read and write numbers embracing many denominations , and to perform exam- ples on the slate . The assistance of the teacher is ... Page 6

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**pupil**, in removing any obstacles that may obstruct his progress . It is not sufficient , that the reader should have a tolerable understanding of its contents , or that he should be able to repeat by rote all its arbitrary rules ; but ... Page 7

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**pupil**will soon learn to count a thousand , without difficulty . ] I. - 1 . Charles has one apple , and James gives him one more . How many does he then have ? How many are one and one ? 2. I have two pins , and my sister gives me one ... Page 58

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**pupil**to place a comma at each third figure to the right and to the left of the decimal point , as in the example below . Then the first period of integers will represent units ; the second thousands ; the third millions , & c . The ... Page 59

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**Pupil**. 21. 17400290.6 22. 17400.2906 23. 174.002906 24. 20.070011 25.0084009 26. 7060.0607 27. 990880.088099 28. 3704.00046 29. 1987.26543 30. 7750.0775 31. 63078041.06307 32. 112203.00112203 13. 999.99999 33. 800000604.9 14 ...### Other editions - View all

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### Popular passages

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?