## Robinson's Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic: On the Inductive Plan. Being a Sequel to the Progressive Primary Arithmetic ...Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1878 |

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... dollars ; what was the cost of one barrel ? Y 18. If I pay 27

... dollars ; what was the cost of one barrel ? Y 18. If I pay 27

**cents**for 3**pounds**of sugar , how much do I pay a**pound**? 19. 15 are how many times 3 ? 5 ? 20. 36 are how many times 3 ? 6 ? 4 ? 21. 42 are how many times 6 ? 7 ? 3 ? 22. 24 ... Page 38

... dollars ? 50 dollars ? 9. At 8

... dollars ? 50 dollars ? 9. At 8

**cents a pound**, how many pounds of sugar can be bought for 96 cents ? 10. If a man spend 6 cents a day for cigars , how many days will 60 cents last him ? 11. A man bought some sheep for 48 dollars , at 4 ... Page 39

... dollars , at 7 dollars a barrel ? at 8 dollars ? 7. How many cows , at 12 dollars a head , can be bought for 60 dollars ? for 96 dollars ? for 120 dollars ? 8. When steak is 10

... dollars , at 7 dollars a barrel ? at 8 dollars ? 7. How many cows , at 12 dollars a head , can be bought for 60 dollars ? for 96 dollars ? for 120 dollars ? 8. When steak is 10

**cents a pound**, how many pounds can be bought for 50 cents ? Page 40

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**pound**, how many**pounds**of coffee can be bought for 45**cents**? for 60**cents**? for 90**cents**? 15. If 1 man can do a piece of work in 72 days , in what time can 6 men ...**pounds**of coffee cost 27**cents**40 [ 21 . INTELLECTUAL ARITHMETIC . Page 41

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**pounds**of coffee cost 27**cents**, what will 6**pounds**cost ? ANALYSIS . If 3**pounds**of coffee cost 27**cents**, 1**pound**, which is 1 third of 3**pounds**, will cost 1 third of 27**cents**, or 9**cents**. If 1**pound**cost 9**cents**, 6**pounds**, which are ...### Other editions - View all

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12 cents 12 days 12 dollars 12 is contained 20 cents 20 dollars 20 per cent 50 cents 9 cents 9 dollars acres amount ANALYSIS barrel of flour bought a horse boys bushels cost bushels of corn bushels of oats bushels of wheat camphene cents a dozen cents a pound cider cords of wood dimes divided dollars a yard drover drover bought earn eighths equals the interest farmer sold feet fifths furlongs gain or lose gain per cent gallons gave grocer halves hogshead horses eat improper fraction less lowest terms miles an hour mixed number molasses multiply ninths paid pair peaches pennyweights piece pints pound cost pounds of butter pounds of coffee pounds of sugar principal equals quarts receive Reduce remainder rods sell sevenths sheep shillings sixths trees turkeys twelfths University Algebra whole number worth yard cost yards of cloth

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Page 49 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES

Page 49 - ENGLISH MONEY. 4 farthings (far.) make 1 penny, d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings

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 54 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 52 - CLOTH MEASURE. 2^ inches (in.) make 1 nail, na. 4 nails

Page 68 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, $, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.

Page 56 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.

Page 141 - Discount is an allowance made for the payment of money before it becomes due, and is obtained by subtracting the present worth from the given sum or face of the note.

Page 44 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 53 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...