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 (Google eBook)
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Page 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.
Page 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.
Page 52 - CLOTH MEASURE. 2J inches (in.) make 1 nail, na. 4 nails
Page 43 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 53 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...
Page 54 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 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.
Page 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.