First Book in Arithmetic: Comprising Two Years of Oral and Written Work in the Elements of Numbers

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Harper & Brothers, 1882 - Arithmetic - 140 pages
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Page 6 - NUMBERS 1 TO 10, INCLUSIVE. Page 9. — In the picture on page 8 are shown all the objects mentioned in the questions on page 9. Vary the questions on this page, by using the names of other objects. Thus : Two boys and one boy are how many boys ? One girl and one girl are how many girls ? Teach children to make neat figures. This may be done by requiring them, one day, to write on their slates five columns of ten 1's each, and five columns of ten 2's each. Another day require them to write 3's and...
Page 115 - ... fish ; ^ of them were perch. How many were perch ? 4. If a man can walk 4 miles per hour, how long will it take him to walk 28 miles at this rate ? 5. 3 is ^ of what number ? 3 is ^ of what number ? 6. 3 boys bought a melon for 15 cents. What shall each boy pay ? 7. Harry had 32 marbles and sold ^ of them. How many did he sell ? How many had he left ? 8. Frank bought a pair of rabbits for 35 cents and sold them for 50 cents. What did he gain ? 9. What will 3 pints of milk cost at 6^ per quart?...
Page 27 - ... is called a prime number. 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, and 23 are all primes. 14 is not a prime since it is divisible by 2 and by 7. A whole number that is divisible by 2 is called an even number; if a whole number is not even, dien it is an odd number.
Page 119 - July has 31 days; August, 31; September, 30; October, 31 ; November, 30 ; and December, 31 : how many days in the last six months of the year?
Page 116 - Rule. — I. Write the divisor at the left of the dividend, with a line between them. II.
Page 32 - It shows that the number before it is to be divided by the number after it. The expression 6 -H 2 = 3 is read, 6 divided by 2 is equal to 3.
Page 31 - This sign— shows that the number after it is to be subtracted from the number before it; as, 6—4=2, meaning 4 from 6 leaves 2.
Page 74 - On one bill of corn are 8 ears, and on another are 9. How many ears are on both hills ? 2. How many times will 18 oranges fill a fruit dish which holds 9 oranges? 3. Three sets of six chairs each are how many chairs ? 4. A fruit dealer had 17 lemons, and sold 9 of them. How many lemons had he left ? 5. Harvey paid 10 cents for a copy-book, and 8 cents for a slate. How many cents did he pay out ? 6. Eighteen shoes are how many pairs of shoes ? 7. If I have 9 filberts in each hand, how many filberts...
Page 107 - С has $728, and D has as much as A, B, and C. How many dollars has D ? 4.
Page 107 - D ? 4. What sum of money have the 4 men ? 5. What is the weight of eight bales of cotton, weighing 485, 418, 389, 374, 473, 419, 496, and 408 pounds ? 6. An ice company housed 18,263 tons in December, 15,967 tons in January, 174 tons in February, and 1,648 tons in March. How many tons did they house ? 7. A merchant's sales on Monday amounted to $56.25 ; Tuesday, $45.63; Wednesday, $67.50; Thursday, $65.87; Friday, $24.08 ; and Saturday, $75. What was the amount of the week's sales ? MULTIPLICATION...

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