Arithmetic Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction: Being a Sequel to Intellectual Arithmetic
Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkes, 1826 - Arithmetic - 245 pages
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Page 17 - There is an orchard consisting of ten rows of trees, and nine trees in each row ; how many trees are there in the orchard ? 12.
Page 82 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.
Page 200 - In the multiplication of decimal fractions, multiply as in whole numbers, and from the product point off so many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in the multiplicand and multiplier counted together, and, if there are not so many figures in the product, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers.
Page 2 - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventh day of May, AD 1828, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SG Goodrich, of the said District, has deposited in this office the...
Page 2 - CLERK'S OFFIcE. BE it remembered, that on the eleventh day of November, AD 1830, in the fiftyfifth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Gray & Bowen, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof...
Page 151 - Seek how many times the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first, or two first figures of these, then increasing the first figure of the divisor by one, seek how many times that is contained" in the same figure or figures.
Page 243 - ... by ; the quotient, which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend ; and the remainder, which is always less than the divisor, and of the same name of the dividend.
Page 23 - ... miles a day ; how far apart will they be at the end of 6 days ? Ans.
Page 21 - If 8 men can do a piece of work in 7 days, how many days will it take one man to do it ? 9.
Page 26 - TABLE. 2 pints pt. make 1 quart, marked qt. 8 quarts - 1 peck, - pk. 4 pecks - 1 bushel, - bu.