## 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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**paid**9 shillings for a pair of skates , and 6 shillings for a cap , he**paid**for both , the sum of 9 shillings and 6 shillings . The sum of 9 shil- lings and 6 shillings is 15 shillings . Therefore , he**paid**15 shillings for both . 2 ... Page 13

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**paid**12 shillings for a dress , 10 shillings for a pair of shoes , and 6 shillings for a pair of gloves ; what was the cost of the whole ? 3. A drover had 15 horses in one pasture , 13 in another , and 9 in another ; how many horses had ... Page 14

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**paid**25 dollars for fencing it ; for how much must he sell it to gain 15 dollars ? 19. Amasa , going into the orchard , found 12 ripe apples under one tree , 15 under another , 11 under another , and 9 under another ; how many apples ... Page 16

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**Paid**60 dollars for a carriage , which , with 25 dollars , I gave for a horse ;**paid**12 dollars for his keeping , and then sold him for 20 dollars more than he cost me ; for how much did I sell him ? 41. A man deposited 40 dollars in ... Page 17

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**paid**7 dollars of it ; how much of it remained unpaid ? 13 . 5 less 3 are how many ? 14. 9 less 2 are how many ? 15. 7 less 4 are how many ? 16. 11 less 3 are how many ? 17. 8 less 2 are how many ? 18. 6 less 4 are how many ? 19. 10 ...### 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...