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

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How many

many feet have you ? 18 . How many fingers have you 3 . If you count your

analno both

...

How many

**hands**have your fingers bow many bave you a one**hand**? 2 . Howmany feet have you ? 18 . How many fingers have you 3 . If you count your

**hands**analno both

**hands**feet together how maps will in 9 . If you count your thumbs hov...

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4 inches " 1

MISCELLANEOUS . . 39 . Interrogate the papils iullength of clock pendulums .

table XV . thus ; how many things

dozen ...

4 inches " 1

**hand**. When folded into 24 , it is called 6 feet . " 1 fathom . 24s .MISCELLANEOUS . . 39 . Interrogate the papils iullength of clock pendulums .

table XV . thus ; how many things

**Hands**are used in measuring the make onedozen ...

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The finger of both

repeat the operation , and setting apart à ... of one

by the letier , V , perhaps suggested by the appearance of the

thumb ...

The finger of both

**hands**being all counted over it would become necessary torepeat the operation , and setting apart à ... of one

**hand**, and five they denotedby the letier , V , perhaps suggested by the appearance of the

**hand**with thethumb ...

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I shall stand under onits . and tens under tens , as at the left

the bottom of the right

figures in that column , thus - 3 and 6 are 9 , and write the 9 directly under the ...

I shall stand under onits . and tens under tens , as at the left

**hand**. Then begin atthe bottom of the right

**hand**column , - Ans . 59 cents . I and add together thefigures in that column , thus - 3 and 6 are 9 , and write the 9 directly under the ...

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times as much as one book ; and to answer | the question by Adlition , we should

write down 4 fives , and add them , as at the left i

should pro - i Ans . 20 cts . | ceed as at the right

times as much as one book ; and to answer | the question by Adlition , we should

write down 4 fives , and add them , as at the left i

**hand**. By Multiplication weshould pro - i Ans . 20 cts . | ceed as at the right

**hand**, thus , 4 times 5 are 20 .### What people are saying - Write a review

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