## Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies |

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A farmer

A farmer

**sold**a pig for $ 3 , and a calf for $ 8 . What did he receive for both ? 3. A drover bought 5 sheep of one man , 9 of another , and 3 of another . How many did he buy in all ? 4. How many are 2 and 6 ? 2 and 7 ? 2 and 9 ? Page 22

A farmer

A farmer

**sold**some hay for 102 dollars , six cows for 162 dollars , and a horse for 125 dollars . What did he receive for all ? OPERATION . Hunds . O Tens . N Units . 1 0 2 1 6 2 1 2 5 Amount , 3 8 9 SOLUTION . We arrange the numbers so ... Page 27

A man bought three houses and lots for $ 15780 , and

A man bought three houses and lots for $ 15780 , and

**sold**them so as to gain $ 695 on each lot . For how much did he sell them ? Ans . $ 17865 . 35. At the battle of Waterloo , which took place June 18 , 1815 , the estimated loss of the ... Page 30

A farmer , having 14 cows ,

A farmer , having 14 cows ,

**sold**6 of them . How many had he left ? SOLUTION . - Fourteen cows less 6 cows are 8 cows . He had 8 cows left . 2. Stephen , having 9 marbles , lost 4 of them . How many had he left ? 3. Page 32

A farmer paid $ 645 for a span of horses and a carriage , and

A farmer paid $ 645 for a span of horses and a carriage , and

**sold**them for $ 522. What did he lose ? 20. A man bought a mill for $ 3724 , and**sold**it for $ 4856. What did he gain ? Ans . $ 1132 . 21. A drover bought 1566 sheep ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 178 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 171 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 184 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 306 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 178 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 183 - 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 396 - A Cylinder is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, its ends being equal and parallel circles.

Page 298 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 134 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 75 - Divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.