Exercises in mental and slate arithmetic for beginners

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Page 3 - Dry Measure 2 pints 1 quart 8 quarts 1 peck 4 pecks 1 bushel...
Page 3 - Long Measure 12 inches 1 foot 3 feet 1 yard 5J^ yards 1 rod or pole 40 rods 1 furlong 8 furlongs 1 statute mile 5280 feet 1 statute mile 1760 yards 1 statute mile 3 miles 1 league Mariners...
Page 12 - Christ ; how long ago is that this current year 1827 ? 4. A man borrowed a sum of money, and paid in part 684 dollars ; the sum left unpaid was 876 dollars ; what was the sum borrowed ? 5. There are four numbers, the first 317, the second 812, the third 1350, and the fourth as much as the other three ; what is the sum of them all ? 6.
Page 44 - A farmer wishes to mix 100 bushels of provender of oats and corn in the ratio of 3 to 7 : how many bushels of each must he put in ? 35. Bell metal is composed of 3 parts of copper, and 1 of tin : how much of each ingredient will be used in making a bell which •weighs 2567 pounds ? 36.
Page 3 - MONEY. 4 farthings = 1 penny. 12 pence = 1 shilling. 20 shillings = 1 pound.
Page 44 - If two persons start from the same point and travel in the same direction, one at the rate of 7 miles an hour, and the other...
Page 42 - ... whole circumference; that is, B and C will be together at the end of every 5 hours. Consequently, they will all be together at the end of every 5 hours. 45. What is the discount of $175 for 3 months, at 6 percent.? Ans. $2-586. 46. .If a ship and its cargo is worth $30000, and the cargo is worth 5 times as much as the ship, what is the value of the cargo ? Ans. $25000. 47. What is the difference between six and one half times 7, and seven and one half times 6? Ans. •. 48. Three persons. A,...
Page 42 - If a person who receives a legacy of 1,000 spent 457. 6s. 9d. in the first year' and half that sum in the second, how much will he have left at the beginning of the third year? 4. What would 2.
Page 43 - If 5 ounces of silk can be spun into a thread two furlongs and a half long, what weight of silk would supply a thread sufficient to reach to the Moon, a distance of 240,000 miles ? 73.
Page 50 - Ans. 96| gal. 45. If the velocity of sound be 1142 feet per sec., and the number of pulsations in a person 70 per min., what the distance of a cloud, if 20 pulsations are counted between the time of seeing a flash of lightning and hearing the thunder? Ans. 3 mi. 5 fur. 145 yd.

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