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

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Ivison, Phinney & Company, 1861 - 176 pages
 

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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

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