The Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic on the Inductive Plan: Being a Sequel to the Progressive Primary Arithmetic, Containing Many Original Forms of Analysis Applicable to a Great Variety of Practical Questions, and Designed for the More Advanced Classes in Common Schools and Academies
Ivison, Phinney & Company, 1860 - Arithmetic - 176 pages
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12 cents 12 dollars 20 cents 20 dollars 20 per cent acres added amount ANALYSIS apiece apples barrel of flour bought boys build bushels called cents a pound common contained cords of wood corn cost denominator difference dimes distance divided dozen earn eggs eighths equal farm farmer feet fifths fourths fraction gain gallons gave give given grocer half halves head Henry horse interest James John land less lose lost lowest terms marbles merchant miles months multiply ninths oats oranges paid pair peaches person piece pints pound cost principal quarts receive Reduce remainder rods sell sevenths share sheep shillings sixths sold sugar tenths third tons trees twelfths twice units walk weeks whole worth yard cost yards of cloth
Page 53 - 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 50 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 66 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, $, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.
Page 50 - CLOTH MEASURE. 2J inches (in.) make 1 nail, na. 4 nails
Page 41 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 51 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...
Page 52 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 42 - The sign of division is written thus, -;-, and, placed between two numbers or quantities, shows that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right.
Page 139 - Discount is an allowance made for the payment of money before it becomes due, and is obtained by subtracting the present worth from the given sum or face of the note.
Page 166 - Since the minute hand passes the hour hand 11 times in 12 hours, if both are at 12, the minute hand will pass the hour hand the first time in -^ of 12 hours, or in 1 IT hours, equal to 5-ff minutes past 1 o'clock.