EXAMPLES. 1. Joseph had 36 books in his library, and his father gave him 8 more: how many had he then? 2. A man lost 5 dollars, and had 25 dollars left: how many dollars had he before he lost any ? 3. How many are 15 and 7? How many are 7+5+8? 4. A farmer sold 6 cows, and lost 2 more, and then had 13 cows left : how many had he at first ? 5. How many are 30 and 10 and 8? 6. How many are 21 and 9 and 6? 7. How many are 9 and 7 and 16? 8. A trader paid 26 dollars for a chest of tea, 3 dollars for a box of lemons, and 4 dollars for a box of raisins: what did he pay for the whole ? 9. How many are 57 and 9 and 7? 10. How many are 13 and 8 and 5? 11. If a quire of paper cost 19 cents, a book 28 cents, and a penknife 10 cents, what do they all cost? 12. How many are 46 and 20 and 6? boys dollars cents days years pounds 13. 8 14. 86 15. 328 16. 97 17. 17 18. 93 19. 123 5 32 650 19 63 19 456 34 789 9 13 215 22 72 987 7 65 462 30 47 10 654 1 21 735 41 36 19 301 men 47 18 295 || P.|| = QUESTIONS. Hundreds of Quadrillions. Tens of Qadrillions. Hundreds of Trillions. Tens of Trillions. Tens of Billions. Trillions. Tens of Millions. Billions. Hundreds. 35. 1 4 6 8 6 4 6 1 4 9 1 3 7 5 8 6 1 3 4 2 7 8 4 7 5 3 9 7 4 3 4 5 8 9 5 7 a a a, h h h, t t t, r r r, e e e, P P P APPLICATION. 1. George Washington was born in the year 1732, he lived 67 years—in what year did he die? Ans. 1799. 2. Rome was founded 753 years before Christ-how long has it been up to the (present) year 1834 ? Ans. 2587. 3. The United States declared Independence in 1776in what year will the fifty-eighth year of Independence be? Ans. 1834. 4. Benjamin Franklin was born 1706 ; he was 84 years old when he died-in what year did his death occur? Ans. 1790. 5. Gold and silver were first-made use of as money at Argos, 894 years before Christ-how many years has such money been in use, reckoning to the present year, 1834? Ans. 2728. 6. North America contains eight millions of square miles, South America six millions, Europe three millions, Asia sixteen millions, Africa eleven millions, and New-Holland about five millions—how many square miles in all ? Ans. 49000000. 7. Sir Isaac Newton was born in the year 1642; he lived 85 years—in what year did he die? Ans. 1727. 8. Gunpowder was invented in 1330; 111 years afterwards printing was discovered; 51 years after that, America was discovered by Columbus ; 342 years have elapsed since that-in what year are we? Ans. 1834. 9. Printing was discovered in 1441; and 51 years after, America was discovered-in what year did this happen? Ans. 1492. 10. From Philadelphia to Lancaster there are 66 miles, from Lancaster to Swatara 24, from Swatara to Harrisburg, 10, thence to Carlisle 17, from Carlisle to Stony Creek 108, from there to Greensburg 40, and from Greensburg to ADDITION. 12 Pittsburg 31-how many miles are there from Philadelphia to Pittsburg ? Ans. 296. 11. If from the creation of the world to the flood were 2347 years, and from the deluge to the coming of Christ 1657 years, and from the birth of Christ to the (present) year 1834, how many years since the creation of the world? Ans. 5838. 12. A carpenter paid 45 dollars for boards, 8 dollars for nails, 15 dollars for shingles, and 3 dollars for screws—how many dollars did he spend? Ans. 71. 13. In the city of Pekin, in China, is a bell weighing 120,000lbs.--at Nankin, in the same empire, another bell of 50,000lbs.and at Erfort, in Upper Saxony, the great bell weighs 25,400lbs. I require the weight of the three. Ans. 195,400lbs. 14. John Jackson Bought of James Webster, 1 arithmetic for 25 cts. 1 slate 10 1 inkstand 15 50 quills 1 ciphering book 20 1 geography and atlas 81 Required the amount. Twice five and twenty added to seventy are how many ? Prob. 1 Resulting from the preceding rule. Having the difference of two numbers, and the least given to find the larger. RULE. Add them together. EXAMPLES. 1. The difference between two numbers is 307, the less number is 497. What is the larger ? Ans. 804. 2. The difference in the number of chapters in the Bible and Testament is 669: the Testament contains 260. Required the number of chapters in the Bible. Ans. 929. 3. The difference between two numbers is 125. The less number 150. Required the larger number. Ans. 275. yards. feet. inches. 999999 5 2 9 6 38 8 37 1 42 6 6 6 6 6 6 2 7 4 1 6 3 4 6 2 905 3 3 3 3 3 5 4 1 3 271 1 8 4 376 12 SUBTRACTION. SUBTRACTION TABLE. Begin at the middle figure, and read thus-1 from 1 leaves 0; 1 from 2 leaves 1, &c. 1-1=0 33=0 54530 9-9=0 1 4 1 6 1 8 1 10 1 3 2 5 7 2 2 11 2 4 3 8 3 10 3 12 4 7 4 9 4 11 4 13 4 5 8 5 10 5 12 5 14 5 7 6 9 6 11 6 13 6 15 6 8 7 10 7 12 14 7 16 7 9 8. 11 8 8 15 8 17 8 10 9 12 14 9 16 9 18 9 11 10 13 10 15 10 17 10 .19 10 12 11 14 11 16 11 18 11 20 11 13 12 15 12 12 19 12 21 12 14 13 16 13 13 20 13 22 13 15 14 17 19 14 21 14 23 14 16 15 18 15 20 15 22 15 24 15 17 16 19 16 21 16 23 16 25 16 18 17 20 17 22 17 24 17 26 17 19 18 21 18 23 18 25 18 27 18 20 19 22 19 24 19 26 19 28 19 13 17 18 14 10 2--2=0 4-=0 6–6=0 88=0 10-10=0 3 1 5 1 7 1 9 1 11. 1 4 2 6 2 8 2 2 12 2 5 3 7 9 3 11 3 13 6 4 8 4 10 4 12 4 14 7 5 5 11 5 13 5 15 8 10 6 12 6 14 6 16 9 7 11 7 13 7 15 7 17 7 10 8 12 8 14 8 16 8 18 8 11 9 13 9 15 9 17 9 19 9 12 10 14 10 16 10 18 10 20 10 11 15 11 17 11 19 11 21 11 12 16 12 18 12 20 12 12 15 13 17 13 19 13 21 13 23 13 16 14 18 14 20 14 22 14 24 14 15 19 15 21 15 23 15 25 15 * 18 16 20 16 22 16 24 16 26 16 19 17 21 17 23 17 25 17 27 17 20 18 22 18 24 26 18 28 18 EXAMPLES. For Mental Exercise 1. If you have eight apples, and give away three, how many will you have left? (Three from eight leaves how many ?) 13 14 22 17 18 B |