Fish's Arithmetic Number One: Oral and Written ...
American Book Company, 1883 - Arithmetic - 170 pages
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12 cents 20 cents 50 cents 9 cents acres acres of land apples barrels of flour blocks bought boys bushels central number cents a pound cents a quart containing cords of wood Count cube cubic feet cubic foot cubic inches DICTATION EXERCISES difference dimes Divide dividend divisor dollars earn equal Express factors farmer sold figures fourths fraction gave give the sum horses hundred hundredths hundredweight inside column marbles miles minuend Multiply Name open book ORAL AND SLATE ORAL SOLUTION oranges order of units paid pecks pupil Read each number Read rapidly Read the following rods Roman numerals sheep sight signs SLATE EXERCISES slate or paper square mile subtract subtrahend tens tenths third thousand tons of coal trees wheat whole number wide worth Write WRITTEN EXERCISES WRITTEN SOLUTION yards of cloth
Page 8 - Multiplication is the process of taking one of two numbers as many times as there are units in the other.
Page 139 - ... as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary.
Page 142 - 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 155 - If 4 firkins of butter cost 26 dollars, what will 7 firkins cost ? 15. If 3 men can do a piece of work in 7 days, how long will it take 1 man to do it? How long would it take 4 men ? 16.
Page 2 - Twelve 12 Thirteen 13 Fourteen ". .... 14 Fifteen 15 Sixteen 16 Seventeen 17 Eighteen 18 Nineteen 19 Twenty 20 Twenty-one 21 Twenty-two 22 Twenty-three 23 Twenty-four 24 Twenty-five 25 Twenty-six 26 Twenty-seven 27 Twenty-eight 28 Twenty-nine 29 Thirty 30 Thirty-one, &c 31 Forty 40 FiRy 50 Sixty 60 Seventy 70 Eighty 80 Ninety 90 One hundred . 100 SECTION VI.
Page 102 - ... is 1 hundred, equal to 10 tens, to which add the 4 tens of the dividend, making 14 tens, expressed by bringing down the 4 to the right of the 1 hundred. Then 3 is contained in 14, 4 times and a remainder. Write the 4 in the quotient, multiply the divisor by it, and subtract the product 12 from 14, and the remainder is 2 tens, or 20 units, to which add the 7 units of the dividend, making 27. 3 is contained in 27, 9 times. Multiplying and subtracting as before, nothing remains. PROOF : 149 x 3...
Page 105 - Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another of the same kind. The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor. The number which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend is called the quotient.
Page 157 - Ans. 8. 8. How many bushels of potatoes, at 60 cents a bushel, must be given in exchange for 4 calico dresses, each containing 12 yards, at 30 cents a yard? 9. How many bushels of peaches, at $1.60 a bushel, must be given for 5 bushels of apples, at $1.28 a bushel? Ans. 4 bushels. 10. Exchanged 3 firkins of butter, each containing 56 pounds, at 24 cents a pound, for 6 bags of coffee, each containing 32 pounds ; how much was the coffee a pound? Ans. 21 cents. What is the Rule ? When a factor is canceled,...
Page 30 - In an orchard there are 16 rows of trees and 10 trees in each row; how many trees are there in the orchard ? 11.
Page 107 - If the product of the divisor by the quotient figure is greater than the partial dividend, the quotient figure is too large, and must be diminished.