## A Mental Arithmetic, on the Inductive Plan: Being an Advanced Intellectual Course, Designed for Common Schools and Academies |

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12 cents 12 days 12 dollars 12 rods 20 per cent 60 cents 9 cents 9 dollars acre amount apples cost barrels of flour bought boys bushels of corn cents a dozen cents a pound cents a quart cents apiece cents will buy cherries chestnuts cistern contained cords of wood cost 8 dollars cows denominator dimes divided division dollars a yard earn eight equal feet fifths form of analysis fourths furlongs gain gallons gave given half halves hogshead horse hundred-weight improper fraction interest John less LESSON lowest terms melon miles an hour molasses months multiplying ninths NOTE ounces paid peaches pears pecks pence pennyweights piece pine-apple pints pounds of sugar present worth principal pupil quire rate per cent receive Reduce remainder SECOND ANALYSIS second division sell sevenths sheep shillings sixths square rods tens tenths third three-cent piece week whole number yards of cloth

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Page 82 - Multiplying the numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number does not alter the value of the fraction.

Page 30 - ... miles an hour, how far apart will they be at the end of 1 hour ? At the end of 2 hours ? 4 hours ? 10 hours ? Why ? 4.

Page 25 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.

Page 140 - Three men, A, B and C, are to share $400 in the proportion of J, £ and ^ respectively ; but, as C died, it is required to divide the whole sum properly between the other two ; how much should each receive ? 20.

Page 33 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 27 - If 46 men can do a piece of work in 60 days, how many men will it take to do it in one day ? 4.

Page 62 - MISCELLANEOUS TABLE. 12 units make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units " 1 score. 24 sheets of paper " 1 quire. 20 quires " 1 ream. 56 pounds " 1 bushel of corn. 60 pounds " 1 bushel of wheat. 196 pounds " 1 barrel of flour. 200 pounds « { l bari;el, of beef, pork

Page 139 - ... 7. A cistern has 3 pipes ; the first will fill it in 2 hours, the second in 3 hours, and the third in 6 hours ; how long will it take them all to fill it ? 8. A cistern has 2 pipes ; the first will fill it in 2 hours...

Page 153 - В start from the same point, and travel in the same direction around a square, each side of which measures 5 miles ; A travels at the rate of 4| miles an hour, and В at the rate of 3 miles an hour ; in what time will they be together again ? How many miles will each have travelled ? How many times will each have been around the square ? 43.

Page 51 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) make 1 Cent, marked c. 10 Cents " 1 Dime, " d. 10 Dimes " 1 Dollar, . " $. 10 Dollars " 1 Eagle,