An Intellectual Arithmetic: Upon the Inductive Method, with an Introduction to Written Arithmetic

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Thompson, Brown & Company, 1875 - Arithmetic - 176 pages

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Page 25 - It shows that the number before it is to be divided by the number after it. Thus 6 -i- 2 = 3 is read, 6 divided by 2 is equal to 3.
Page 84 - NOTE. A Sovereign is a gold coin equal to a pound. A Guinea is 21 shillings. 13. How many farthings in 2d. ? In 3d. 2qr. ? 14. How many pence in 3s. ? In 2s. 9d. ? 15. How many pounds in 46s. ? In 65s. ? In 82s. 6d.? 16. Change l 2s.
Page 123 - J of $ ? 35. A man owning of a ship, sold ^ of his share ; what part of the whole ship did he sell ? What part had he left?
Page 42 - If 6 men can do a piece of work in 15 days, in how many days can 10 men do the same?
Page 105 - What was his age ? 6. Two thirds of 12 are 4 fifths of what number ? 7. A man being asked the age of his oldest son, replied that his youngest son was 8 years old, and that 3 fourths of the youngest son's age were just 2 sevenths of the age of his oldest son ; how old was the oldest son ? 8. Three fourths of 8 are 2 sevenths of what number? 9. A man being asked how many sheep he had, said that he had them in two pastures ; in one he had 32, and 5 eighths of these were 2 ninths of what he had in the...
Page 98 - IV. 1. A BOY having 12 peaches, kept 1 third of them himself, and divided the other 2 thirds equally among 4 of his companions ; how many did he give them apiece ? 2. Two thirds of 12 are how many times 4? 3. A boy having 21 apples, kept 2 sevenths of them himself, and divided the other 5 sevenths equally among 6 of his playmates ; how many did he keep for himself? How many did he give to each of his 6 playmates ? ** 4> ; 4.
Page 159 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor. The number which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend is called the quotient.
Page 85 - TABLE. 16 drams, (drs.) make • 1 ounce, - marked - oz. 16 ounces ----- 1 pound, ----- Ib. 28 pounds ----- 1 quarter, ----- qr. 4 quarters ----- 1 hundred weight, - - cwt. 20 hundred weight - - 1 ton, ------ T.
Page 122 - A merchant owning ^ of a ship, sold ^ of his share ; what part of the ship did he sell ? What part did he keep ? 14.
Page 44 - One half of two cents is one cent. 3. Why ? Ans. Because, if we divide two cents into two equal parts, one of the parts is one cent.

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