An Intellectual Arithmetic: Upon the Inductive Method

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Taggard & Thompson, 1868 - Arithmetic - 176 pages

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Page 96 - The number of days in each month may be easily remembered by committing the following lines : — 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 87 - A man can do f of a piece of work in 5 days } how long will it take him to do the whole of it ? 45.
Page 60 - Two men depart from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of...
Page 42 - ... 24. Bought 6 tons of coal at 8 dollars a ton, and paid for it with cloth at 4 dollars a yard; how many yards did it take ? 25. If 6 men can do a piece of work in 10 days, how many men can do the same in 15 days ? In 5 days? 26. If 6 men can do a piece of work in 15 days, in how many days can 10 men do the same ? 30 men ? 27. How many barrels of pork, at 12 dollars a barrel, will pay for 10 barrels of flour, at 6 dollars a barrel ? 28. How many 8's in 16?
Page 115 - 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 60 - If one gill of beer costs two cents, what will one gallon cost ? 7. Two men start from the same place and travel the same way; one travels at the rate of three miles -in an hour, and the other seven ; how far apart are they at the end of one hour ? How far at the end of seven hours ? 8.
Page 14 - A generous boy having eighteen peaches, gave three of them to one companion, six to another, and five to another ; how many did he give away ? How many did he keep ? 6. A man paid three dollars for some sugar, six dollars for two barrels of apples, ten dollars for a barrel of flour, and had six dollars left ; how many dollars had he at first ? 7. A boy having twenty-five cents, paid ten cents for a melon, four cents for an orange, and gave away six cents ; how many cents had he remaining ? 8. A boy...
Page 23 - SIGN. A short horizontal line, — , is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it.
Page 129 - A man owning | of a ship, sold f of his share; what part of the whole ship did he sell ? What part did he keep ? 30. If a boy can pick...
Page 81 - ... bushels does the whole orchard bear ? 36. If it takes 2 yards and 3 eighths of a yard of cloth to make a coat, and 1 yard and 5 eighths to make a pair of pantaloons, how many yards will it take to make 5 coats and 5 pair of pantaloons ? 37. If 3 men can do a piece of work in 5 days and 4 ninths of a day, how many days will it take 1 man to do the same ? 38. If 3 men can build 4 rods and 5 sixths of a rod of wall in 1 day, how many rods can they build in 5 days ? In 4 days ? 39. How many are 5...

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