# An Intellectual and Practical Arithmetic: Or, First Lessons in Arithmetical Analysis. Intended as an Introduction to Dodd's Arithmetic

Pratt, Woodford & Company, 1851 - Mental arithmetic - 144 pages

### Contents

 Section 1 3 Section 2 5 Section 3 15 Section 4 18 Section 5 32
 Section 6 55 Section 7 66 Section 8 108 Section 9 127 Section 10 141

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Page 100 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 89 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (£). 156.
Page 95 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 136 - A hare starts 50 leaps before a grey-hound, and takes 4 leaps to the hound's 3; but 2 of the hound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's. How many leaps must the hound make, to overtake the hare ? 91.
Page 91 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.
Page 95 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") make 1 minute,...'. 60 minutes " 1 degree, . . . °. 30 degrees " 1 sign S. 12 signs, or 360°,
Page 87 - TABLE. 10 mills (m.) make 1 cent, ct. 10 cents " 1 dime, d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar, \$. 10 dollars " 1 eagle, E .. UNIT EQDIYAI/ENTS.
Page 25 - If 2 men start from the same place and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 4 miles an hour, and the other at the rate of 5 miles an hour, how far apart will they be at the end of 1 hour ? At the end of 2 hours ? 5 hours?
Page 93 - TABLE. 2^ inches in. make 1 nail marked na. 4 nails - - - 1 quarter of a yard qr. 4 quarters - - - 1 yard - - yd. 3 quarters - - - 1 Ell Flemish - E. Fl. 5 quarters - - - 1 Ell English - EE 6 quarters - - - 1 Ell French - E. Fr.
Page 98 - Thirty days has September, April, June, and November. All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.