The Franklin Intellectual Arithmetic: for the Use of Schools

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G. & C. Merriam, 1837 - 108 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 35 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Σελίδα 100 - ... country there where just a few people control the entire population. We know what has happened in the Kremlin, just where a few people control the army and the police, and they control all of the people, and we know their freedom has been destroyed. We know how it happened under Alexander the Great who conquered the world and wept because there were no more worlds to conquer.
Σελίδα 23 - ... 1832, such problems as the following are found: How many letters in the word Smith? In eighteen hundred and thirty-one, 119 persons died of drunkenness in New York, and 137 in Philadelphia; how many in both? Take E from the word HOPE, and how many letters would be left? and what would it be then? Four rivers ran through the garden of Eden, and one through Babylon, how many more ran through Eden than Babylon? The Baltimore railroad cars run 12 miles an hour; what is four-sevenths of it? A human...
Σελίδα 19 - ... original with Ray, as such problems are found in much earlier texts. However, during this period they became more prevalent. Occasionally an author exhibited extreme tendencies. For instance in the Franklin Arithmetic, 1832, such problems as the following are found: How many letters in the word Smith? In eighteen hundred and thirty-one, 119 persons died of drunkenness in New York, and 137 in Philadelphia; how many in both? Take E from the word HOPE, and how many letters would be left? and what...
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Σελίδα 31 - ... stated in particularly attractive form. The following extracts are illustrative: How many hands have a boy and a clock? Four rivers ran through the Garden of Eden, and one through Babylon; how many more ran through Eden than Babylon? Judas, one of the twelve Apostles, hung himself; how many were left? Miss Fanny Woodbury was born in 1791, and died in 1814; Miss Hannah Adams lived to be 53 years older; how old was Hannah Adams? At $2.50 a yard, what will zl/t yards of doth cost?
Σελίδα 41 - ... fives, tens, and twenties ; and the connection of this rule with the practice of counting on the fingers and toes will hardly be disputed. Indeed the remark has often been made that the fact of our having 10 fingers and 10 toes has led us into a system which is actually not the best ; while if we had had 6 fingers on each hand, and 6 toes on each foot, we should probably have taken to using, like the carpenter, the more convenient system of duodecimals.
Σελίδα 27 - There are 39 books in the Old Testament and 27 in the new, and probably forty different authors were employed in their composition.
Σελίδα 21 - ... Occasionally an author exhibited extreme tendencies. For instance in the Franklin Arithmetic, 1832, such problems as the following are found: How many letters in the word Smith? In eighteen hundred and thirty-one, 119 persons died of drunkenness in New York, and 137 in Philadelphia; how many in both? Take E from the word HOPE, and how many letters would be left? and what would it be then? Four rivers ran through the garden of Eden, and one through Babylon, how many more ran through Eden than...
Σελίδα 11 - ... --40, • 50, 60, 70, 80, 90. Ten, twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety.

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