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
Ivison, Phinney & Company, 1860 - 176 páginas
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12 cents 12 dollars 20 cents 20 per cent acres added amount ANALYSIS apiece apples barrel of flour bought boys build bushels called cents a pound coat common contained cords of wood corn cost denominator difference dimes distance divided dozen earn eggs eighths equal farm farmer feet fifths fourths fraction gain gallons gave give given grocer half halves head Henry horse interest James John land less lose lost lowest terms marbles merchant miles minutes months multiply ninths oats oranges paid pair peaches persons piece pints pound cost principal quarts receive Reduce remainder rods sell sevenths share sheep shillings sixths sold sugar taken tenths thing third tons trees twelfths twice units walk weeks whole worth yards yards of cloth
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 68 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, $, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.
Página 52 - CLOTH MEASURE. 2J inches (in.) make 1 nail, na. 4 nails
Página 43 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Página 53 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...
Página 54 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Página 44 - The sign of division is written thus, -;-, and, placed between two numbers or quantities, shows that the one on the left is to be divided by the one on the right.
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.