The Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic, on the Inductive Plan: Being a Sequel to the Progressive Primary Arithmetic, Containing Many Original Forms of Analysis Applicable to a Great Variety of Practical Questions, and Designed for the More Advanced Classes in Common Schools and Academies
Ivison, Phinney & Company, 1861 - 176 pages
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12 cents 12 dollars 20 cents 20 dollars 20 per cent acres added amount ANALYSIS apiece apples barrel of flour bought boys build bushels called cents a pound coat common contained cords of wood corn cost denominator difference dimes distance divided dozen earn eggs eighths equal farm farmer feet fifths fourths fraction gain gallons gave give given grocer half halves head Henry horse interest James John land less lose lost lowest terms marbles merchant miles months multiply ninths oats oranges paid pair peaches person piece pints pound cost principal quarts receive Reduce remainder rods sell sevenths share sheep shillings sixths sold sugar tenths thing third tons trees twelfths twice units walk weeks whole worth yards yards of cloth
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 54 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 55 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.
Page 43 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 52 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 56 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Page 52 - CLOTH MEASURE. 2J inches (in.) make 1 nail, na. 4 nails
Page 102 - A person having a drove of turkeys, after sell ing 35, found that he had | of his drove left ; how many turkeys in his drove at first ? 12. What number is that to which if | of itself be added, the number will be 55 ? 13. What number added to 3 times f of 27 will make the number 40 ? 14.
Page 53 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...
Page 51 - MEASURE. 12 inches (in.) make 1 foot, ft. 3 feet "1 yard, yd. 5£ yards, or 16¿- feet, " 1 rod, rd. 40 rods