# The Boy's Arithmetic

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### Contents

 Section 1 1 Section 2 4 Section 3 12 Section 4 19 Section 5 23 Section 6 30 Section 7 38
 Section 8 47 Section 9 50 Section 10 88 Section 11 126 Section 12 132 Section 13 136 Section 14 138

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Page 47 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes =± 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Page 30 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Page 1 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
Page 36 - When the divisor is large, the pupil will find assistance in determining the quotient figure, by finding how many times the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first figure, or if necessary, the first two figures of the dividend.
Page 55 - BC, make 1 Inch, In. 4 Inches 1 Hand, hd. 12 Inches 1 Foot, ft. 3 Feet 1 Yard , yd . 6 Feet 1 Fathom, Fa.
Page 50 - CAPACITY. marked. 4 gills = 1 pint pt. 2 pints -. 1 quart i/f. 4 quarts = 1 gallon gal. 2 gallons = 1 peck pk, 4 pecks ~ 1 bushel /<».-„'• . 8 bushels = 1 quarter qr.
Page 105 - If a footman travel 240 miles in 12 days, when the days are 12 hours long; how many days will he require to travel 720 miles, wh-jn the days are 16 hours long?
Page 25 - The number to be multiplied is called the multiplicand, the number by which it is multiplied the multiplier, and the result the product.
Page 94 - If 15 men can do a piece of work in 12 days, how many men can do it in 20 days ? Ans. 9 men. 3. If 72 cents is paid for 6 hours' washing, how much should be paid for 8£ hours
Page 100 - Sir," said I, after puzzling a long time over "more requiring more and less requiring less" — "will you tell me why I sometimes multiply the second and third terms together and divide by the first — and at other times multiply the first and second and divide by the third?" "Why, because more requires more sometimes, and sometimes it requires less — to be sure. Haven't you read the rule, my boy?" " Yes, sir, I can repeat the rule, but I don't understand it.