The American Intellectual Arithmetic: Containing an Extensive Collection of Practical Questions on the General Principles of Arithmetic with Concise and Original Methods of Solution, which Simplify Many of the Most Important Rules in Written Arithmetic

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Sheldon & Company, 1879 - 176 páginas
 

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Página 49 - 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 46 - 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 31 - Two men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of...
Página 125 - The head of a fish is 7 inches long, the tail is as long as the head and |- of the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail ; what is the length of the fish ? 9.
Página 25 - The number thus added to itself, or the number to be multiplied, is called the multiplicand. The number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be taken, or the number by which we multiply, is called the multiplier.
Página 38 - If one barrel of flour support 20 persons one -week, how many persons will it support 4 weeks ? 5. If 1 man can ride 1 mile for 4 cents, how far can 2 men ride for 80 cents ? 6. If 10 men accomplish a certain piece of work in 2 days, how long will it take 1 man to do the same ? 7. If 3 yards of cloth make one coat, how many coats will 18 yards make ? 8.
Página 135 - The first cup weighed 6 oz. If the first cup be covered, it will weigh twice as much as the second, but if the second cup be covered, it will weigh 3 times as much as the first. What is the weight of the second cup and cover ? ANALYSIS.
Página 43 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Página 33 - Division Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another. The...
Página 39 - If 9 yards of cloth cost 53 dollars, for how much must it be sold a yard to gain 10 dollars ? 18.

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