## 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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**miles an hour**, how far will she sail in 4 hours ? in 6 hours ? in 7 hours ? 11. What cost 7 barrels of flour , at 11 dollars a barrel ? 12. There are 7 days in 1 week ; how many days in 5 weeks ? in 6 weeks ? in 9 weeks ? 14 . 8 times ... Page 28

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**miles an hour**, how far will he travel in 7 hours ? in 8 hours ? in 9 hours ? in 6 hours ? 13. When eggs are 11 cents a dozen , what will be the cost of 7 dozen ? of 9 dozen ? of 10 dozen ? 0 15 . ? 11 times 1 are how many ? | 11 ... Page 31

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**miles an hour**, how far will they run in 7 hours ? 29. In an orchard are 16 peach trees , and 6 times as many apple trees ; how many apple trees in the orchard ? 30. What will be the cost of 45 lemons , at 5 cents apiece ? 31. If 11 men ... Page 32

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**miles an hour**, and the other 4**miles an hour**, how far apart will they be in 7 hours ? in 9 hours ? in 12 hours ? 5. If they travel in the same direction , how far apart will they be in 5 hours ? in 7 hours ? in 24 hours ? 6. If I hire ... Page 37

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**miles an hour**, how many hours will it take him to walk 30 miles 17. Bought 4 barrels of flour for 28 dollars ; what was the cost of one barrel ? Y 18. If I pay 27 cents for 3 pounds of sugar , how much do I pay a pound ? 19. 15 are how ...### Other editions - View all

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### Popular passages

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...