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12 cents acres added amount apples barrel cost barrel of flour barrels of apples bought bushels bushels of wheat called cents cents apiece contained cords of wood corn cost Count cows divided dollars dozen earn eight Eighteen eleven equal examples farmer feet Fifteen fifths figure five Forty-eight four fourths fraction gain gallons gave gills give half halves horse hour hundred interest of $1 keep land less LESSON ļof melon miles minute months multiply nine ninths Note once oranges paid peaches pears pecks piece pint pounds principal pupil quarts receive Reduce rods sell seven sevenths share sheep shillings sixths sold Solution square subtract TABLE tens tenths thing third tons trees twelve Twenty twice units weeks whole worth yards of cloth
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 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.