## Robinson's 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 |

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Page 44 - OF DRY MEASURE. 2 pints (pt.) make 1 quart, qt. 8 quarts " 1 peck, pk. 4 pecks " 1 bushel bu. 1. How many pints in 1 peck ? in 2 pks. 4 qts. ? 2. How many quarts in 1 bu. 2 pks. ? 3. In 2 bu. 1 pk. 6 qts. how many

Page 39 - TABLE OP ENGLISH MONEY. 4 farthings (far.) make 1 penny, d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings " 1 pound, £. NOTE. A sovereign (SOT.) is equal in value to one pound. 2. How many pence in 1 shilling ? in 4 shillings in 5 shillings ? in 9 shillings ? in 10 shillings ? 1. How many farthings in 1 penny? in 3 pence!

Page 154 - 8. The head of a fish is 7 inches long, the tail is as long as the head and | of the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail ; what is the length of the fish ? 9. A piece of steel was broken into

Page 39 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) make 1 pennyweight, pwt 20 pennyweights " 1 ounce, oz. 12 ounces "1 pound, ib. 1. How many grains in 2 pennyweights ? in 4 ? 3. How many pennyweights in 96 grains ? in

Page 43 - TABLE OF LIQUID MEASURE. 4 gills (gi.) make 1 pint, pt. 2 pints " 1 quart, qt. 4 quarts " 1 gallon, gal. 31£ gallons

Page 38 - 10 mills (m.) make 1 cent, o. 10 cents " 1 dime, d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar, $. 10 dollars " 1 eagle, E. NOTE. Dollars and cents are separated by a period (.) ; thus, $2.10,

Page 29 - dollars ? for 120 dollars? 8. When steak is 10 cents a pound, how many pounds can be bought for 50 cents ? for 80 cents ? for 100 cents ? 9. At 11 cents a pound, how many pounds of sugar can be bought for 88 cents ? for 99 cents ? * When it is necessary to express a quantity less than a unit, we may regard

Page 32 - 60 cents, at the rate of 4 pounds for 20 cents ? 27. If 3 men can do a piece of work in 12 days. how many days will it take 9 men to do the same ? ANALYSIS. If 3 men can do the work in 12 days, 0 men can do it in

Page 57 - is called the numerator. 4. The numerator shows how many of these parts are taken or used. 5. A proper fraction is one whose numerator is less than the denominator ; its value is less than a unit.

Page 42 - ft. ? in 108 sq. ft. ? 3. How many square rods in 3 roods ? in 5 roods ? in 7 roods ? 32. TABLE OF CUBIC MEASURE. 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) make 1 cubic foot, cu. ft. 27 " feet " 1 cubic yard, cu. yd. 24| " feet " 1 perch of stone,Pch. 16 " feet " 1 cord foot, c. ft. 128 cubic feet