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Mental Arithmetic, Or, First Lessons in Numbers for Children
James Bates Thomson
Vista completa - 1864
acre apples Arithmetic balls barrel bought boys bushels called cents a pound cents a yard cents apiece contained cord cost count cubic currency difference divided DIVISION dollars dollars a barrel eight eight cents eighteen eleven equal EXAMPLES expressed farmer feet fifteen fifths fifty figures five five cents foot forty forty-five forty-two four four cents fourteen fourths FRACTIONS gallons gave give half Henry horse hundred inches leaves lemons LESSON marbles marked Measure month move names nine ninety ninths oranges ounce paid pair peaches pear pence pints pupil quarter quarts questions receive Recite remain Repeat rods seven seventeen sevenths shil shillings six cents sixteen sixth sixty sixty-three slate sold square Table tens tenths third thirteen thirty thirty-five thirty-six thirty-two trees twelve twenty twenty-eight twenty-four units weeks whole wire worth yards of cloth
Página 106 - is used by apothecaries and physicians in mixing medicines. 20 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple, marked sc., or 3. 3 scruples " 1 dram, " dr., or 3 . 8 drams " 1 ounce, " oz., or §. 12 ounces " 1 pound,
Página 111 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; February twenty-eight alone, All the rest have thirty-one ; Except in Leap year, then is the time, When February has twenty-nine.
Página 105 - Weight is used in weighing gold, silver, jewels, liquors, &c., and is generally adopted in philosophical experiments. 24 grains (gr.) make 1 pennyweight, marked pwt. 20 pennyweights " 1 ounce " oz. 12 ounces " 1 pound,
Página 102 - November ? 2 men do a piece of work in 30 days ; how long will it take...
Página 112 - Circular Measure is applied to the divisions of the circle, and is used in reckoning latitude and longitude, and the motion of the heavenly bodies. 60 seconds (") make 1 minute, marked ' 60 minutes " 1 degree, " ° 30 degrees " 1 sign, " s. . ' 12 signs, or 360° " 1 circle,
Página 105 - Weight is used in weighing groceries ana all coarse articles ; as, sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay; &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters, or 100 Ibs. " 1 hundred weight, " cwt. 20 hundred weight " 1 ton,
Página 109 - TABLE. 2 pints pt. make 1 quart, marked qt. 8 quarts - 1 peck, - pk. 4 pecks - 1 bushel, - bu.
Página 30 - ... lemon ? 2. A man having bought eight yards of cloth, used five yards to make a suit of clothes: how many yards had he left? 3. Frank has seven marbles, and John has five : how many more marbles has Frank than John ? 4. A man bought a cow for ten dollars, and gave a barrel of flour worth five dollars, and paid the rest in money : how much money did he pay ? 5. If a bushel of wheat costs nine shillings, and a bushel of corn five shillings, what is the difference in their price ? 6. A man bought...