Intellectural Arithmetic, Upon the Inductive Method of Instruction

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W. J. Reynolds, 1847 - 160 pages
 

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Page 157 - I see by little and little more of what is to be done, and how it is to be done, should I ever be able to do it.
Page 80 - If 4 men can do a piece of work in 8 days, how many men would it take to do the same work in 4 days ? , 20.
Page 119 - It will be seen by the above section that if both the numerator and denominator be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be altered ; or if they can both be divided by the same number without a remainder, the fraction will not be altered.
Page 134 - What part of a year is 1 month ? 2 months ? 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 6 months ? 7 months? 8 months? 9 months?
Page 46 - Remark. . When any thing, or any number, is divided into two equal parts, one of the parts is called the half of the thing or the number. 1. If an apple is worth two cents, what is one half of it worth ? 2.
Page 140 - ... 161. 30 men can perform a piece of work in 20 days ; how many men will it take to perform the same work in 8 days ? 162.
Page 82 - A MAN, being asked the age of his eldest son, answered, that his youngest son was six years old, and that 2 thirds of the youngest son's age was just 1 fifth of the eldest son's age. Required the age of the eldest son. 2. 2 thirds of 6 is 1 fifth of what number ? 3. A man, being asked how many sheep he had, said that he had them in two pastures ; in one pasture he had eight ; and that 3 fourths of these was just 1 third of what he had in the other. How many were there in the other 1 4.
Page 42 - If a man travel five miles in an hour, how many miles will he travel in nine hours? 11. There is an orchard consisting of ten rows of trees, and nine trees in each row ; how many trees are there in the orchard ? 12.
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Page 109 - The number under the line is called the denominator, because it gives name to the fraction ; and the number above the line is called the numerator, because it shows the number of parts used.

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