## A Mental Arithmetic, on the Inductive Plan: Being an Advanced IntellectuaL Course, Designed for Common Schools and Academies |

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12 cents 12 days 12 dollars 12 rods 20 per cent 60 cents 9 cents 9 dollars acre amount apples cost barrels of flour bought boys bushels of corn cents a dozen cents a pound cents a quart cents apiece cents buy cents will buy cherries chestnuts cistern contained cords of wood cows denominator dimes divided division dollars a yard earn eight equal fifths form of analysis fourths furlongs gain gallons gave given GREENLEAF'S half halves hogshead horse hundred-weight improper fraction interest of $1 John less LESSON lowest terms melon miles an hour molasses months multiplying ninths NOTE ounces paid peaches pecks pence pennyweights piece pine-apple pints pounds of sugar present worth principal pupil quire rate per cent receive Reduce remainder SECOND ANALYSIS second division sell sevenths sheep shillings sixths square rods tens tenths third three-cent piece week whole number yards of cloth

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Page 80 - Multiplying the numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number does not alter the value of the fraction.

Page 25 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.

Page 138 - C died, it is required to divide the whole sum properly between the other two ; how much should each receive ? 20.

Page 33 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 118 - INTEREST is money paid for the use of money. The PRINCIPAL is the sum of money for which interest is paid. Interest is usually reckoned at a certain rate per cent, for one year. Thus, 6 per cent, means that...

Page 36 - If 4% bonds to the amount of $8000 face value are bought at 92^%, find the cost of the bonds, and the rate of income on the investment. 12. If 3 men can do a piece of work in 8 days of 10 hours each, how many men will be required to do the same work in 6 days of 8 hours each ? (Solve by proportion.) 13. By selling a horse for $144, a profit of 60 per cent is made; find the cost of the horse.

Page 93 - If 3 pounds of butter cost | of a dollar, what cost 10 pounds ? 32. If 4 men can do a piece of work in 16^ days, how long will it take 3 men to do the same ? 33. If | of a rod of land is worth £ of a dollar, what is a rod worth ? ANALYSIS.

Page 76 - The numerator and denominator are called the terms of the fraction. When the numerator is less than the denominator, the fraction is called a proper fraction ; when the numerator is equal to or larger than the denominator, the fraction is called an improper fraction.

Page 136 - York, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 4^ miles an hour, and the other at the rate of...

Page 137 - A cistern has 2 pipes ; the first will fill it in 2 hours, and the second will empty it in 3 hours ; if both pipes are open, how long will it take to fill the cistern ? 9. A cistern has 4 pipes ; the first will fill it in 2 hours, the second will fill it...