The Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic, on the Inductive Plan: Being a Sequel to the Progressive Primary Arithmetic, Containing Many Original Forms of Analysis Applicable to a Great Variety of Practical Questions, and Designed for the More Advanced Classes in Common Schools and Academies

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Ivison, Phinney & Company, 1863 - 176 páginas
 

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Página 49 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES
Página 55 - 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.
Página 38 - ... 9. At 8 cents a pound, how many pounds of sugar can be bought for 96 cents ? /^ 10. If a man spend 6 cents a day for cigars, how many days will 60 cents last him ? 11.
Página 56 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Página 18 - Subtraction is the process of finding the difference between two numbers ; the result is called the Difference or Remainder. The sign of subtraction is written thus, — , and is read minus.
Página 141 - Discount is an allowance made for the payment of money before it becomes due, and is obtained by subtracting the present worth from the given sum or face of the note.
Página 43 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Página 52 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Página 54 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Página 51 - Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5$ yards or 16$ feet = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods or 5280 feet = 1 mile (mi.) Square Measure 144 square inches (sq.

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