# Myers Arithmetic for Elementary Schools

Scott, Foresman, 1912 - Arithmetic, 1901- - 265 pages

### Contents

 THE NEED OF NUMBERS 11 four feet long two feet wide and two feet high? 13 JUDGING SIZE 17 PAGE 19 ESTIMATING GROUPS 23 THE NUMBERS 1 TO 5 29 THE NUMBERS 8 9 AND 10 35 HALVES 41
 EIGHTS USES 140 MEASURING SOLIDS 147 NINES USES 155 WEIGHT 162 REVIEW FUNDAMENTAL OPERATIONS IN U S MONEY 169 PART III 175 PROBLEMS IN SCHOOL STATIONERY 181 FIVES SIXES SEVENS AND TWELVES 191

 NUMBERS IN MEASURING 47 MEASURING THE YARD 53 COUNTING BY THREES 59 COUNTING BY THREES AND SIXES 65 REVIEW EXERCISES 71 MEASURING SURFACES 79 SEPARATION AND SUBTRACTION 85 APPLICATIONS WEIGHT 92 REVIEW PROBLEMS 103 DRAWING TO A SCALE 124 BOX MAKING 133
 LIQUID MEASURE 199 THE DOZEN 205 SUBTRACTION DEVELOPMENT 218 MULTIPLICATION DEVELOPMENT 224 LONG DIVISION DEVELOPMENT 230 PROBLEMS OF SALES 236 RECTANGLES AND TRIANGLES 243 APPLICATIONS IN FRACTIONS 249 MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS 255 CLOTHING PROBLEMS 261 Copyright

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Page 265 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards — 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 141 - ... is open from 8 o'clock in the morning until 5 o'clock in the afternoon.
Page 265 - LIQUID MEASURE. DRY MEASURE. 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.). 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.). 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.
Page 156 - How many tens of blocks are there in B ? in C ? in D? in E? in F? in G? in H? in I? 3. The name given to 2 tens is — ; to 3 tens is — ; to 4 tens is — ; to 5 tens is — ; to 6 tens is — ; to 7 tens is — ; to 8 tens is — ; to 9 tens is — ; to 10 tens is — . 4. Write twenty: thirty: forty: fifty: sixty. 5. Write seventy; eighty: ninety: one hundred. 6. Count by 10's...
Page 224 - J50 60 70 80 37 49 54 124 272 234 563 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 8. What will 40 tons of hay cost at \$18 a ton? 9. A bushel of wheat weighs 60 pounds. What is the weight of 231 bushels? 10. If a train goes at the rate of 40 miles an hour, how far will it go in 24 hours? 11. How many times will a clock strike in 30 days, if it strikes 156 times each day?
Page 265 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 265 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 116 - There are twenty-four sheets of paper in a quire. How many sheets are there in five quires?
Page 122 - How many marbles did each boy have? 7. One fall a boy watched 4 squirrels store acorns in a hollow tree. The next winter the tree was cut down and 288 acorns were found in it. If each squirrel carried the same number, how many acorns did one carry? 1. How many 2-cent stamps can be bought for \$5.76? 2. At 3 cents a yard, how many yards of ribbon can be bought for \$4.05? 3. Five boys have an equal share in 640 marbles.