The American Intellectual Arithmetic: Containing an Extensive Collection of Practical Questions on the General Principles of Arithmetic : with Concise and Original Methods of Solution, which Simplify Many of the Most Important Rules in Written Arithmetic
Sheldon, 1866 - 176 σελίδες
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12 cents amount ANALYSIS apples cost Arithmetic asked barrels of flour body bought bushels called cents a pound chestnuts cloth cost coat contained cord decimal denominator dimes distance divided dollars earn eighths equals the interest expression farmer feet fifths figures fish fortune four fourths fraction gain per cent gallon gave give given half head hence horse hundred inches James John lemons length less LESSON lost lowest terms marbles Mary MEASURE melon merchant metre miles months multiplied orange cost oranges ounces paid person piece pints places pole pounds pounds cost principal equals pupils quantity quarts questions rate per cent receive Reduce remaining rods sell sevenths sheep shillings sixths sold subtract TABLE tenths thirds Three twice unit watch weeks weight whole worth yard cost yards of cloth
Σελίδα 53 - 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.
Σελίδα 136 - The first cup weighed 6 oz. If the first cup be covered, it will weigh twice as much as the second, but if the second cup be covered, it will weigh 3 times as much as the first. What is the weight of the second cup and cover ? ANALYSIS.
Σελίδα 93 - Reduce ^f to its lowest terms. 8. Reduce ^ to its lowest terms.
Σελίδα 33 - ... 3 miles an hour ; how far apart will they be at the end of 5 hours 1 64.
Σελίδα 128 - The head of a fish is 8 inches long, the tail is as long as the head and £ of the body...
Σελίδα 171 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Σελίδα 117 - ... of a barrel cost ? 15. A. and B. can build a boat in 20 days, and with the assistance of C-, they can build it in 8 days. How long would it take C. to build it aione ? 1 6.
Σελίδα 18 - Sarah bought a comb for 12 cents, some ribbon for 16 cents, a thimble for 10 cents, and some thread for 6 cents ; how much had she left of fifty cents, after paying for these articles ? 26.
Σελίδα 49 - Weight is used in weighing groceries and all coarse articles ; as sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay, &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters " 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight