## 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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**molasses**, at cents a gallon , will pay for 20 pounds of lard , worth 10 cents a pound ? 19. If a farmer sell 5 firkins of butter , worth 12 dollars a firkin , for cloth worth 4 dollars a yard , how many yards will he receive ? 20. If 5 ... Page 54

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**molasses**cost 7 cents , what will a gallon cost ? 13. If one gallon of oil cost 90 cents , what will 3 gallons and 2 quarts cost ? 14. If you should draw 10 gallons and 3 quarts from a hogshead of**molasses**, how much would re- main ... Page 62

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**molasses**at 12 cents a quart ? 27. Menzo , having 48 dollars , gave 1 sixteenth of his money for a hat , 3 eighths for a coat , and 3 twelfths for some books and a quarter's tuition ; how many dollars had he left ? 28. A man bought a ... Page 64

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**molasses**cost 20 cents , what will 1 gallon cost ? 4. 20 is 1 third of what number ? 5. 10 is 1 fifth of what number ? 6. If 1 half of a cord of wood cost 2 dollars , what will 1 cord cost ? what will 2 cords cost ? 7. A man gave 2 ... Page 77

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**molasses**, 9 gallons were drawn ; how many gallons remained ? 15. Edgar will be 14 years old 3 years hence ; how old is he now ? 16. From a jug of**molasses**containing 1 gallon , of a quart was used ; how much was left ? 17. If I buy ...### 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...