# Wentworth's Primary Arithmetic

Ginn, 1891 - Arithmetic - 220 pages

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Page 195 - ... 31. Suppose 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 5 miles an hour and the other f as fast; — how far apart will they be in 11 hours ? 32. A fox has 35 rods the start of a greyhound, but the hound runs 10 rods while the fox runs 7. How many rods must the hound run to catch the fox ? 33. A started on a journey, and travelled 5 miles an hour...
Page 128 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Page 195 - If a man can do a piece of work in 8J days by working 6 hours a day, how many hours a day must he work to finish it in 5 days ? 8.
Page 190 - Draw a picture of a square 2 inches on a side. Divide it into square inches. How many square inches does it contain?
Page 194 - ... of what number? 13. A merchant sells 21 yd. of silk for a dress. How many yards are in a piece from which he can sell 4 dresses ? 14. A man had 96 hens; he sold 84. What part of the whole number had he left? What per cent had he left? 15. 28 qt. of berries are worth how much at \$1.00 a peck? 16. If 2 yd. of silk cost \$4, what will 16 yd. cost ? 17. How many inches are there in one-half of a...
Page 166 - If there are 16 ounces in a pound, how many ounces are there in three-fourths of a pound ? 10.
Page 165 - żi iż x 7, 8, 9. 7. At \$ .06 a pound, find the cost of 3 Ib. of starch ; 8 Ib.; 10 Ib.; 9 Ib.; 12 Ib. ; 50 Ib.; 11 Ib.; 20 Ib. ; 7 Ib. 8. 33 bananas were sold from a bunch containing 7 dozen. How many were left? Written 1. January, March, May, July, August, October, and December have each 31 days. How many days in all these months ? Find it in two ways. 2. A man in Vermont made 388 qt. of maple sirup. He put it into gallon cans. Question. Answer ? 3. Make a problem for \$ 84.50 - \$ 13.27. 4. Make...
Page 124 - He can travel 4 times 5 miles in 4-sevenths of a day; 4 times 5 miles are 20 miles. 2. There are 24 sheets of paper in a quire. How many sheets are there in 1 -eighth of a quire ? How many sheets in 3-eighths of a quire ? 3.
Page 39 - When anything is divided into three equal parts, each part is called one third, and is written ^. 3.