## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied ... : Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States |

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12. In one hour are 60 minutes ; how many seconds in an hour ? in two hours ?

how malts seconds from nine o'clock in the morning till noon ? 13. In one dollar

are 6

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12. In one hour are 60 minutes ; how many seconds in an hour ? in two hours ?

how malts seconds from nine o'clock in the morning till noon ? 13. In one dollar

are 6

**shillings**; how many shitings in 3 dollars in 300 dollars ? in 467 dollars ? 14.

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A man works 6 days for 42

How many quarts in 4 pints ? in 6 pints ? - in 10 pints ? 9. How many times is 8

contained in 88 ? 10. If a man can travel 4 miles an hour , how many hours would

it ...

A man works 6 days for 42

**shillings**; how many**shillings**is that for one day ? 8.How many quarts in 4 pints ? in 6 pints ? - in 10 pints ? 9. How many times is 8

contained in 88 ? 10. If a man can travel 4 miles an hour , how many hours would

it ...

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If in dollars , what ? if in

number of pounds , or bushels , & c . is given , how do you find the price of one

pound or bushel , & c . In what kind of money will the answer be ? When the cost

of ...

If in dollars , what ? if in

**shillings**? if in pence ? & c . When the cost of any givennumber of pounds , or bushels , & c . is given , how do you find the price of one

pound or bushel , & c . In what kind of money will the answer be ? When the cost

of ...

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... a number expresses things of different kinds , it is called a compound nimber ;

thus , 43 dollars 25 cents and 3 mills , is a compound number ; so 4 years 6

months and 3 days , 46 pounds 7

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... a number expresses things of different kinds , it is called a compound nimber ;

thus , 43 dollars 25 cents and 3 mills , is a compound number ; so 4 years 6

months and 3 days , 46 pounds 7

**shillings**and 6 pence , are compound numbers.

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... aliquot part of a dollar , because 4 times 25 cents ' is just equal to i dollar ; and

6 pence is an aliquot part of a

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... aliquot part of a dollar , because 4 times 25 cents ' is just equal to i dollar ; and

6 pence is an aliquot part of a

**shilling**, because 2 times six pence just make 1**shilling**. The following table exhibits some of the aliquot parts of a dollar : TABLE.

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acres added addition amount answer apples barrels bought bushels called cents ciphers cloth common consequently contained contents continue cord cost cube cubic currency decimal denominator diameter difference divided dividend division divisor dollars equal evident EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE expressed factors farthings federal money feet figure foot fraction gain gallons give given greater half Hence horse hundred inches interest length less manner measure miles mills minutes mixed months multiply Note OPERATION oranges paid pence piece pounds present worth principal proportion quantity quarts question quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder right hand rods root rule share shillings side simple sold solid square subtraction TABLE taken tens third units weight whole whole number wide write yards

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