## 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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**bushels**of apples for 8 dollars ; how many dollars did the whole**cost**? 3. If a coat**cost**10 dollars , and a pair of panta loons 5 dollars , what will be the**cost**of both ? 4. A merchant bought 4 boxes of black tea , and 7 boxes of ... Page 15

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**cost**; how much did he receive for the sled ? 27. In a certain orchard are 31 apple trees , 27 peach trees , and 19 pear trees ; how many trees in the orchard ? 28. A farmer raised 54**bushels**of wheat , 66 bush- els of oats , and 40**bushels**... Page 29

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**cost**at 6 dimes apiece ? at 7 dimes ? 8. At 12 dollars a hundred , what will 7 hundred oak posts**cost**? 9 hundred ...**bushels**, how many**bushels**has he ? 14. If I put 8 dollars in the savings bank every month , how many dollars ... Page 30

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**cost**23 dollars , 3 cows will**cost**69 dollars . 18. At 31 cents a**bushel**, what will be the**cost**of 6**bushels**of oats ? 19. What will be the**cost**of 7**bushels**of apples , at 25 cents a**bushel**? 20. If a man travel 26 miles in one day ... Page 31

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**cost**? 24. What will 9 pounds of tea**cost**, at 56 cents a pound ? 25. At 44 cents a day , what will 10 days ' labor ...**bushels**of potatoes in one day , how many**bushels**can he dig in 3 days ? in 4 days ? in 5 days ? 36. At 80 ...### Other editions - View all

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12 cents 12 days 12 dollars 12 is contained 20 cents 20 dollars 20 per cent 50 cents 9 cents 9 dollars acres amount ANALYSIS barrel of flour bought a horse boys bushels cost bushels of corn bushels of oats bushels of wheat cents a dozen cents a pound cider cords of wood dimes divided dollars a yard drover earn eighths equals the interest farmer sold feet fifths flour cost furlongs gain or lose gain per cent gallons gave grocer bought halves hogshead horses eat improper fraction less lowest terms miles an hour mixed number molasses multiply ninths paid pair peaches pennyweights piece pints pound cost pounds of butter pounds of coffee pounds of sugar principal equals quarts receive Reduce remainder rods sell sevenths sheep shillings sixths trees turkeys twelfths University Algebra whole number worth yard cost yards of cloth

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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...