Number Lessons: A Book for Second and Third Year Pupils

Front Cover
D.C. Heath & Company, 1891

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 156 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 4 weeks = 1 month (mo.) 12 months = 1 year (yr.) 100 years sec.
Page 121 - If 4 men can do a piece of work in 6 days, in how many days can 1 man do it?
Page 148 - MEASURE is used by grocers and others, for measuring wine, oil, molasses, and most other liquids. 4 gills (gi.) make 1 pint. pt 2 pints make 1 quart. qt. 4 quarts make 1 gallon. gal. 31^ gallons make 1 barrel.
Page 160 - MEASURE is used in measuring grain, salt, &c. 2 pints (pt.) make 1 quart. qt. 8 quarts make 1 peck. pk 4 pecks make 1 bushel. bu WINE MEASURE is used by grocers and others, for measuring wine, oil, molasses, and most other liquids.
Page 110 - C 4 days to do a piece of work, how long will it take to do the work if all three work together ? 8.
Page 61 - If 8 men can do a piece of work in 5 days, in how many days would they do a piece of work 4 times as large ? 22.
Page 112 - A horse east 24 of a peck of oats a day. How many pecks will he eat in two weeks ? John walks % of a mi.
Page 168 - WEIGHT is used in weighing gold and silver. 24 grains (gr.) make 1 pennyweight. dwt. 20 pennyweights .... make 1 ounce. oz. 12 ounces make 1 pound. Ib. AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT is the common weight, used in weighing groceries, and all coarse commodities.
Page 22 - If one dress costs $7, what will 2 dresses cost? 4. In 14 days how many weeks ? 5. From 14 cents take 9 cents. How many cents are left ? 6. If you can buy 1 peach for 2 cents, what will 7 peaches cost ? 7. Mary has 4 three-cent pieces and a 2-cent piece. How much money has she ? 8. There were 14 children in a class ; 9 were girls. How many were boys ? 9.

Bibliographic information