## Sheldon's Graded Examples in Arithmetic: 1st bookAmerican Book Company, 1883 |

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11 thousand 25 cents 50 cents 9 cents 9 cts acres acres of land apiece barrels of flour bushels 3 pecks bushels of oats bushels of potatoes bushels of wheat cash cents a bushel cents a gallon cents a peck cents a pint cents a pound cents a quart cents per bushel cents per peck containing cords of wood cows cubic feet cubic foot cubic yards dimes Divide dividend divisor dollars farm Find the cost five gain or lose gallons of oil gave in payment gills grocer bought gross hogsheads horses cost house and lot hundred-weight improper fraction LESSON CXV LESSON CXXXVIII miles an hour minuend minutes mixed number molasses multiplicand paid Prove quires receive ribbon sell sheep sold the remainder square miles square yards subtrahend thousand 60 tons of hay vinegar weeks worth

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Page 118 - Two men start from the same point, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 75 miles a day, and the other at the rate of 100 miles a day.

Page 118 - If two persons start from the same point, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 6...

Page 205 - ... of cloth at $2.20 a yard, for which I paid $1.88. How many yards must I sell, at the same rate, to make $19.20 ? 147. A man having $84600, gave •£ of it to his wife, £ of it to his son, and the remainder he divided equally among his daughters, giving each $5875.

Page 114 - Ans. 2265 miles. 9. Three persons bought a hotel valued at 35680 dollars. The first agreed to pay 7375 dollars, the second agreed to pay twice as much, and the third the remainder; how much was the third to pay ? Ans. 13555 dollars. 10. Borrowed of my neighbor at one time 750 dollars, at another time 379 dollars, and at another 450 dollars. Having paid him 1000 dollars, how much do I still owe him? Ans. 579 dollars. 11. A man worth 6709 dollars, received a legacy of 3000 dollars.

Page 203 - Find the least common multiple of 21, 38, and 56. The greatest common divisor of 45 and 135. 10. A grocer bought 7,200 gallons of oil, one-third of it leaked out, and he sold the remainder at 25 cents a gallon. How much did he receive for it ? 11. From two and four-tenths yards take .445 of a yard. 12. Add the numbers from 490 to 505 (inclusive). 13. If 25 lb.

Page 42 - John writes 6 lines a day ; in how many days will he write 18 lines ? 9. If a scholar explains 2 examples in one minute, in how many minutes will he explain 12 examples ? 10. At 5 shillings a bushel, how many bushels of apples can be bought for 15 shillings ? 11. At 2 dollars a barrel, how many barrels of apples can be bought for 14 dollars ? 12.

Page 128 - How much was my gain î 141. A farmer sold 125 bushels of corn at $.62 per bu.; he received in payment 10 yards of cassimere worth $1.50 per yard, and the rest in cash. How much cash did he receive ? 11$. A tree was broken by the wind 14 feet from the ground ; the part broken off was 4 times the length of the part standing. What was the length of the tree ? 143. How many pecks of wheat, worth one dollar a bushel, will it take to pay for 30 yards of ticking at 40 cts. per yard ? Ц4.

Page 108 - B start from the same point and travel in opposite" directions, A at the rate of 30 mi., and B at the rate of 44 mi.

Page 199 - Cornell had 644 bushels of wheat from one field, which cost him $184 to raise ; 830 bushels from another, which cost him $220 to raise. He sold all at 80 cts. a bushel. How much did he make from the two fields ? 84. What is the entire cost of 315936 gills of milk at 20 cts. a gallon, and 14 bushels 3 pecks of beans at 5 cts. a quart ? 85. If a house is valued at 4780 dollars, the lot 4 times as much as the house + 500 dollars, and the furniture at £ as much as the house, what is the value of the...