## Robinson's Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic: On the Inductive Plan. Being a Sequel to the Progressive Primary Arithmetic ...Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1878 |

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**12**cents for sled , which he sold so as to gain 10 cents on the cost ; how ...**contain**83 acres of cleared land and 25 acres of wood land , how many acres ...**contain**? 35. A mechanic sold a carriage for 15 dollars , and a sleigh ... Page 29

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**12**rows of trees , and 11 trees in each row ; how many trees in the orchard ? 7. What will 11 turkeys cost at 6 ...**contain**one of two**given**numbers as many times as there are units in the other ; the result is called the Product ... Page 36

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**12**dol- lars will buy as many bushels as 2 dollars , the price of 1 bushel , is**contained**times in**12**dollars ; 2 dollars is**contained**in**12**dollars 6 times . Therefore , at 2 dollars a bushel , 6 bushels of wheat can be bought for ... Page 37

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**12**? 26. 56 are how many times 7 ? 8 ? 4 ? 27. 48 are how many times 4 ? 6 ? 8 ?**12**? 28. 32 are how many times 8 ...**contain**64 trees , and 8 trees in a row , how many rows are there ? 5. If a man travel 72 miles in 6 hours , how ... Page 38

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**contain**8 bushels ? 8. At 5 dollars a week , how long will it take a man to earn 45 dollars ? 50 dollars ? 9 ...**12**? 80 are how many times 10 ? 8 ? 4 ? 5 ? 96 are how many times 8 ? 6 ?**12**? 4 ? 44 are how many times 11 ? 4 ? 2 ...### Other editions - View all

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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 49 - ENGLISH MONEY. 4 farthings (far.) make 1 penny, d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings

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.

Page 53 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...