# First Lessons in Arithmetic: On the Plan of Pestalozzi, with Some Improvements

Cummings, Hilliard, & Company, 1825 - Arithmetic - 172 pages
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### Contents

 Section 1 i Section 2 102 Section 3 119 Section 4 144
 Section 5 146 Section 6 148 Section 7 157 Section 8

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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 139 - A farmer, being asked how many sheep he had, answered, that he had them in 4 pastures ; in the first he had ,' of his flock ; in the second ^ ; in the third £; and in the fourth 15; how many sheep had he ? 175.
Page 117 - It will be seen by the above section that if both the numerator and denominator be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be altered...
Page 132 - What part of a year is 1 month ? 2 months ? 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 6 months ? 7 months? 8 months? 9 months? 10 months?
Page 131 - If 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions; one at the rate of 3f miles in an hour, and the other 4 j miles; how far will they be apart at the end of 1 hour ? how far at the end...
Page 68 - What cost six reams of paper, at five dollars per ream ? 8. What cost eight pair of shoes, at three dollars a pair ? 9. What is the value of nine yards of cloth, at six dollars a yard ? 10. If a man travel five miles in an hour, how many miles will he travel in nine hours? 11. There is an orchard consisting of ten rows of trees, and nine trees in each row ; how many trees are there in the orchard ? 12.
Page xi - I went into addition, Sir, but I did not go on with it, Why so ? I could not do it, Sir.
Page 137 - B together can build a boat in 8 days, and with the assistance of C they can do it in 5 days ; how much of it can A and B...
Page 122 - If 7 men can do a piece of work in 4f days, how long will it take 1 man to do it ? How long will it take 3 men to do it ? 4.
Page 51 - How many hands have you ? 3. If you have two nuts in one hand and one in the other, how many have you in both ? 4.