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

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Pratt, Woodford & Company, 1851 - Mental arithmetic - 144 pages
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Page 97 - 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 139 - ... forfeit 10 cents for every day he was idle ; at settlement he received 5 dollars. How many days did he work. and how many days was he idle ? Ans.
Page 94 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 91 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (). 156.
Page 96 - 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 138 - 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 99 - Time. 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 72 - Rule. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, add the numerator to the product and place the denominator under the result.
Page 89 - 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.

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