Arithmetic Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction: Being a Sequel to Intellectual Arithmetic

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Hilliard, Gray & Company, 1834 - Arithmetic - 245 pages
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Page 10 - 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 19 - Britain. 4 farthings (qr, or far.) make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, " s. 20 shillings " 1 pound, or sovereign, . 21 shillings " 1 guinea. OBS. 1. It is customary, at the present day, to express farthings in fractions of a penny. Thus, 1 qr. is written ;<!;•_
Page 12 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.
Page 208 - A and B laid out equal sums of money in trade ; A gained a sum equal to } of his stock, and B lost 225 dollars ; then A's money was double that of B's ; what did each one lay out ? AM.
Page 186 - If there are more decimal places in the divisor than in the dividend, what do you do ? What will the figures of the quotient then be ? 132.
Page 149 - I. To multiply a fraction by a whole number, or a whole number by a fraction...
Page 155 - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will remain unchanged.
Page 179 - ... place. In multiplying a decimal fraction by an integer, there are as many decimal places in the product as there are in the multiplicand.
Page 213 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 169 - Multiply the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, and divide the product by the numerator.

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