Arithmetic by Grades for Inductive Teaching, Drilling and Testing, Volume 5

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Ginn & Company, 1894

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Page 58 - A pile of wood 8 ft. long, 4 ft. wide, and 4 ft. high is called a cord of wood.
Page 3 - Two men start 50 miles apart, and travel towards each other, the one at the rate of 4 miles an hour, and the other at the rate of 3 miles ; how far apart will they be at the end of 5 hours ? 20.
Page 54 - How many square feet in a floor 19ft. 3in. long, and 15ft. 9in. wide ? Ans. 303ft. 27in. 13. How many square yards of paper will it take to cover a room 14ft. 6in. long, 12ft. 6in. wide, and 8ft. 9in. high ? Ans.
Page 30 - ... past midnight ; what time was it ? 41. A man said that \ of the time past noon was equal to of the time to midnight ; what was the hour ? 42. A and В start from the same point, and travel in the same direction around a square, each side of which measures 5 miles ; A travels at the rate of 4| miles an hour, and В at the rate of 3 miles an hour ; in what time will they be together again ? How many miles will each have travelled ? How many times will each have been around the square ? 43.
Page 78 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5| yards = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.) 1 mile = 1,760 yd.
Page 78 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 22 - If 7 men can do a piece of work in 4f days, how long will it take 1 man to do it ? How long will it take 3 men to do it ? 4.
Page 7 - How many barrels of apples at $3- a barrel will pay for 18 tons of hay at $16.50 a ton ? 6.
Page 3 - A tailor sold two coats for $26 each ; on one he gained 30 per cent., and on the other he lost 30 per cent. ; did he gain or lose on both, and how much ? 20. A music dealer sold a piano-forte for $230, which was 8 per cent. less than its value ; had...

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