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

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Thompson, Brown & Company, 1878 - Arithmetic - 176 pages

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Page 100 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 96 - Jyd. of cloth cost ? 4. If 2yd. 3qr. Ina. of cloth are required for 1 coat, how many yards are required for 4 coats ? 5.
Page 76 - An IMPROPER FRACTION is one whose numerator equals or exceeds its denominator ; as, -f, |, f.
Page 27 - 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 133 - A man, owning of a ship, sold of his share ; what part of the whole ship did he sell 1 What part had he left?
Page 49 - Ten are how many times two ? 15. Nine are how many times two ? Remark. When any thing, or any number, is divided into three equal parts, one of those parts is called the third part of the thing or number. When it is divided into four equal parts, one part is called \hefourth part, and so on.
Page 65 - If 4 men can do a piece of work in 6 days, in how many days can 3 men do twice as much work ? 15.
Page 65 - Two men depart from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of...
Page 171 - 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 91 - ... is of what number ? 46. A horse traveled 4 miles in of an hour ; how far, at the same rate, would he travel in an hour ? 47. 4 is | of what number ? 48.

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