## 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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**cloth**, the first containing 29

**yards**, the second 26

**yards**, and the third 25

**yards**; how many

**yards**did the three pieces contain ? 35. A mechanic sold a carriage for 15 dollars , and a sleigh for 48 dollars ; what did he receive ...

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**cloth**containing 31

**yards**, from which he sold 13

**yards**to one man , and 11

**yards**to another ; how many

**yards**were left of the piece ? 37. A farmer had 45 sheep in one lot , 37 in an- other , and 30 in another ; from the first he ...

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**yards of cloth**cost , at 6 dollars a yard ? 6. In an orchard are 12 rows of trees , 28 [ 15 . INTELLECTUAL ARITHMETIC .

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**yard**, what will be the cost of a piece of

**cloth**containing 36

**yards**? 27. What will be the cost of 12 pounds of coffee , at 15 cents a pound ? 28. If the cars run 24 miles an hour , how far will they run in 7 hours ? 29. In an orchard ...

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**yards of cloth**for a suit of clothes , at 5 dollars a yard ; he paid 7 dollars for making the coat , 2 dollars for making the pantaloons , and 1 dollar for making the vest ; what did his suit cost him ? 18. 1. A farmer bought a horse ...### 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...