## Hamilton's Arithmetics, Book 1 |

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Better than Ray's Arithmetics, this was THE leading math series in the one room schoolhouses from the late 800's to the beginning of the watering down of American education under Dewey and others!! Still relevant today and teaches better than most modern textbooks. Definitely a must-try.

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acres ADDITION answer apples average balls barrel baskets Begin bought boys bushels butter called cents circle Compare contains Count cows difference DIME distance Divide DIVISION dollars dozen Draw DRILL earn eggs eight equal feet figure Find the cost five flags foot four fourth gallons girls Give groups half hand hundred inches long leaves length less Mary MEASURES miles milk minutes month Multiply Name naughts nine oblong oranges paid peaches peck pints potatoes pound PROBLEMS pupils quarts quotient Read receive remaining represent rods Roman number sell sight sold splints square feet square inches Subtract tens third thousand tons tops unit week weigh wide Write written yards

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Page 256 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk...

Page 255 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...

Page 255 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...

Page 33 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty 21: twenty-one 22: twenty-two...

Page 189 - Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5...

Page 194 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty-eight; and one day more "We add to it one year in four.

Page 255 - Square Measure. 144 square inches 1 square foot, 9 square feet 1 square yard, 30J square yards 1 square rod, 40 square rods 1 rood, 4 roods 1 acre.

Page 232 - Division is the process of finding how many times one number contains another, or of separating a number into equal parts.

Page 182 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor. The number which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend is called the quotient.

Page 193 - A man concreted the sidewalk in front of his house at a cost of $ 0.75 per square yard. The walk is 9 feet wide and 42 feet long. What did it cost him ? 12.