## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic, : Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States |

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One half is written } ; one

sbow ' s the number of parts into which the thing , or whole , is divided , and the

figure above the line shows bow many of those parts are signified by the fraction .

One half is written } ; one

**third**, s , two thirds , , & c . The figure below the linesbow ' s the number of parts into which the thing , or whole , is divided , and the

figure above the line shows bow many of those parts are signified by the fraction .

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5 . Is 11 - 4ths a proper or an im - 16 . A person divided a dollar proper fraction ?

between four beggars , to the first 6 . Reduce 4 3 - 71hs to an im - he gave half of

a dollar , to the proper fraction . Jsecond a quarter , to the

5 . Is 11 - 4ths a proper or an im - 16 . A person divided a dollar proper fraction ?

between four beggars , to the first 6 . Reduce 4 3 - 71hs to an im - he gave half of

a dollar , to the proper fraction . Jsecond a quarter , to the

**third**one 7 . Page 31

In a certain school 12 sludyster learn arithmetic , 1 sixth learn geography , which

are one

scholars how many scholars are there ? are there ? i 12 . What numher is that

from 9 .

In a certain school 12 sludyster learn arithmetic , 1 sixth learn geography , which

are one

**third**of grammar , and 6 learn geography ; the scholars ; how manyscholars how many scholars are there ? are there ? i 12 . What numher is that

from 9 .

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How much is 3 of 1 of a rodil . 1 . What part of a foot are two 3 ninths of 4

elevenths ? " barley corps ? 3 barley corns ? 6 . How many rods in a mile ? 12 .

What part ...

**third**of an inch ? Ans . I**third**of X = 1 = 5 Iniles Ans . I twelfth or 1 thirty sixth . 5 .How much is 3 of 1 of a rodil . 1 . What part of a foot are two 3 ninths of 4

elevenths ? " barley corps ? 3 barley corns ? 6 . How many rods in a mile ? 12 .

What part ...

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Of the trees in an cr - jhalf in the waler , one

and mud aol 6 feet above the water , 20 bear cherries ; how many trees what is its

lenz ( ! ? are there ? in lu a school 5 sevenths of the 2 . Of the trees in a garden ...

Of the trees in an cr - jhalf in the waler , one

**third**in the charu , bear apples plumsand mud aol 6 feet above the water , 20 bear cherries ; how many trees what is its

lenz ( ! ? are there ? in lu a school 5 sevenths of the 2 . Of the trees in a garden ...

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