The New Normal Primary Arithemtic: Designed as an Introduction to a Thorough and Complete Course in Mental and Written Arithmetic

Christopher Sower Company, 1878 - Arithmetic - 111 pages
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Page 107 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone; To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 103 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) =1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5\ yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods, or 5280 feet = 1 mile (mi.) SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq.
Page 114 - The art of Teaching, as well as all other arts, is making very rapid progress in this very progressive age. The remarkable growth of Normal Schools, organized to instruct in the best methods of teaching, and employing as professors the most able and advanced educators in the country, has given an immense impetus to the advancement of this most honorable and useful of professions, and almost revolutionized the whole art of teaching. These great changes create a necessity for text-books adapted to...
Page 107 - The number of days in each month may be easily remembered by committing the following lines : — « 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 109 - Every time a letter is repeated its value is repeated. 2. When a letter is placed before one of greater value, the DIFFERENCE of their values is the number represented.
Page 48 - There are 7 days in one week ; how many days are there in 12 weeks ? 8.
Page 105 - TABLE. 2 pints pt. make 1 quart, marked qt. 8 quarts - 1 peck, - pk. 4 pecks - 1 bushel, - bu. 36 bushels - 1 chaldron, - ch.
Page 109 - CCC, 300, etc. 3. When a letter is placed after one of greater value, the sum of their values is the number represented. Thus, VI represents 6; XV, 15; LX, 60; CXX, 120.