First Lessons in Arithmetic on the Inductive Plan: Including Oral and Written Exercises

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Jones Brothers & Company, 1878 - Arithmetic - 144 pages
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Page 127 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Page 140 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 85 - If two men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 4...
Page 121 - Multiplication is the process of multiplying one number by another. The number thus added to itself, or the number to be multiplied, is called the multiplicand. The number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be taken, or the number by which we multiply, is called the multiplier. The result obtained by multiplying is called the product.
Page 67 - In an orchard there are 16 rows of trees and 10 trees in each row; how many trees are there in the orchard ? 11.
Page 127 - The part of the dividend remaining when the division is not exact is called the Remainder, and must always be less than the divisor.
Page 141 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Page 60 - C 4 days to do a piece of work, how long will it take to do the work if all three work together ? 8.
Page 92 - Two numbers, -written one above the other with a line between them, are used to express a fraction.
Page 126 - What sum did they find? 11. If a trader buy 558 barrels of flour at 5 dollars a barrel, and pay 14 dollars for storage, for how much must he sell the flour, to gain 160 dollars? 12. Suppose 5 bushels of wheat to make a barrel of flour, how many barrels of flour can be made from 12 bins of wheat, each bin containing 95 bushels?

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