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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 fourth 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 quantity quarts receive Reduce remainder rods sell sevenths share sheep shillings sixths sold sugar taken tenths third tons trees twelfths twice units walk weeks whole worth yards yards of cloth
Page 49 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES
Page 55 - 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 54 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 52 - CLOTH MEASURE. 2^ inches (in.) make 1 nail, na. 4 nails
Page 68 - 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 56 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Page 141 - 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 44 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.