Colburn's First Lessons: Intellectual Arithmetic, Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction
Hilliard, Gray, and Company, 1840 - Arithmetic - 172 pages
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Page 164 - I see by little and little more of what is to be done, and how it is to be done, should I ever be able to do it.
Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 132 - What part of a year is 1 month ? 2 months ? 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 6 months ? 7 months ? 8 months ? 9 months ? 10 months ? 11 months ? 105.
Page 42 - Remark. When any thing, or any number, is divided into two equal parts, one of the parts is called the half of the thing or the number.
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 80 - Required the age of the eldest son. ^ 2. 2 thirds of 6 is 1 fifth of what number? > 3. A man, being asked how many sheep he had, said that he had them in two pastures ; in one pasture he had eight ; and that 3 fourths of these was -f just 1 third of what he had in the other. How many were there in the other ? 4.
Page 138 - A garrison has provision for 8 months, at the rate of 15 ounces per day ; how much must be allowed per day, in order that the provision may last 11 months?
Page 117 - It will be seen by the above section, that, if both the numerator and denominator be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be altered...
Page 78 - If 4 men can do a piece of work in 8 days, how many men would it take to do the same work in 4 days ? 20.
Page 11 - I went into addition, Sir, but I did not go on with it, Why so ? I could not do it, Sir.