The American Intellectual Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies ...

Sheldon & Company, 1860 - Arithmetic - 171 pages
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Contents

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 Section 6 22 Section 7 29 Section 8 49 Section 9 51 Section 10 76

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Page 55 - 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 94 - Multiplying or dividing both the numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 52 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 33 - ... miles an hour, how far apart will they be at the end of 1 hour ? At the end of 2 hours ? 4 hours ? 10 hours ? Why ? 4.
Page 129 - The head of a fish is 7 inches long, the tail is as long as the head and |- of the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail ; what is the length of the fish ? 9.
Page 33 - Two men depart from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of...
Page 52 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 163 - A book was sold for 90 cents, which was 10 per cent less than its value ; what would have been the gain per cent, if it had been sold for \$1.50...
Page 33 - If 2 men start from the same place and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 4 miles an hour, and the other at the rate of 5 miles an hour, how far apart will they be at the end of 1 hour ? At the end of 2 hours ? 5 hours?
Page 41 - How many yards of cloth, at 4 dollars a yard, can be bought for 116 dollars ? 21. How many oranges, at 3 cents each, must be given for 18 lemons worth 4 cents each ? 22.