## 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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... cents have the three boys ? 5. Bought a pound of candles for 14

... cents have the three boys ? 5. Bought a pound of candles for 14

**cents , a pound**of coffee for 12 cents , and a bar of soap for 9 cents ; what was the cost of the whole ? 6. In a shop are 7 men , 9 boys , and 6 girls at work ; how ... Page 26

... pounds of sugar cost at 10

... pounds of sugar cost at 10

**cents a pound**? at 9 cents ? 6. If you write 5 lines a day , how many lines will you write in 4 days ? in 7 days ? 7. What cost 5 yards of ribbon , at 8 cents a yard ? at 9 cents ? 8. What cost 7 barrels of ... Page 31

... dollars a share , what will 7 shares of bank stock cost ? 24. What will 9 pounds of tea cost , at 56

... dollars a share , what will 7 shares of bank stock 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 amount to ? 26. At 3 dollars a yard , what will be the cost of a ... Page 32

... dollars and 12 dollars are 42 dollars . Therefore , & c . 2. A farmer sold 12 sheep at 4 dollars a head , and 9 lambs at 2 dollars each ; how many dollars did he receive for all ? 3. What will be the cost of 5 pounds of coffee at 15

... dollars and 12 dollars are 42 dollars . Therefore , & c . 2. A farmer sold 12 sheep at 4 dollars a head , and 9 lambs at 2 dollars each ; how many dollars did he receive for all ? 3. What will be the cost of 5 pounds of coffee at 15

**cents a**... Page 34

... pounds of butter at 20

... pounds of butter at 20

**cents a pound**, and received in payment 12 pounds of fish at 6**cents a pound**; how much was still duo the farmer ? 7. How much difference does Mr. Jones receive , by exchanging 5 cows at 18 dollars a head , for 7 ...### 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...