Intellectual arithmetic (Google eBook)

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Hilliard Gray, and Co., 1839
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Page 164 - I see by little and little more of what is to be done, and how it is to be done, should I ever be able to do it.
Page 129 - If 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions ; one at the rate of 3| miles in an hour, and the other 4...
Page 11 - Why so? I could not do it. sir. How many marbles can you buy for a penny ? Twelve new ones, sir.
Page 41 - If a man travel six miles in two hours, how many miles does he travel in an hour ? 8. If a man travel three miles in an hour, how many hours will it take him to travel nine miles ? 9. How many yards of cloth, at three dollars a yard, can you buy for fifteen dollars ? 10.
Page 22 - E. 1. A man bought a sheep for nine dollars, and to pay for it he gave five bushels of corn worth four dollars and the rest in money ; how much money did he pay.
Page 134 - If A can do of a piece of work in 1 day, and B can do ^ of it in 1 day, how much would both do in a day ? How long would it take them both together to do the whole ? 147.
Page 10 - Master Samuel Acres was now called in. He came hanging down his head, and looking as if he was going to be flogged. Come hither, my dear!
Page 70 - ... seventeen (17), eighteen (18), nineteen (19), twenty (20), twenty-one (21), twenty-two (22), twenty-three (23), twenty-four (24...
Page 13 - If you shut your thumb and one finger and leave the rest open, how many will be open ? 7. If you have two cents in one hand, and two in the other, how many have you in both 1 8.
Page 4 - Having observed that this quality is common to all things with which we are acquainted, we obtain an abstract idea of number. We first make calculations about sensible objects; and we soon observe that the same calculations will apply to things very dissimilar; and finally, that they may be made without reference to any particular things. Hence from particulars we establish general principles, which serve as the basis of our reasonings and enable us to proceed step by step, from the most simple to...

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