Essentials of Arithmetic; Primary Book

Essentials of Arithmetic; Primary Book

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...stamps. How much did Tom pay for the stamps? 4. Some children in a city school made these baskets out of raffia. The raffia for the three baskets cost 12$, and each took the same amount. What was the cost for each basket? What would be the cost for 15 baskets? 5. I f each basket was sold for 10$, what was the gain on each? What was the gain on the three? What would be the gain on 15 baskets? 6. Of these baskets the largest holds 8 pt. and the smallest holds 2 pt. The third holds half as much as the other two together. How much does the third hold? EARNING AND SPENDING 1. George is a newsboy. He pays 3$ for 5 papers. How much does he pay for 10 papers? for 15 papers? 2. Harold gets 250 for mowing a lawn. If he mows it 4 times a month, how much does he get in a month? 3. If it costs each pupil 600 a year for schoolbooks, how much will it cost 3 pupils each year? 4. Anna spends 5$ every week going to the moving pictures. There being 52 weeks in a year, how much would she save in a year if she did not go? 5. John is in the third grade. His father buys him a reader for 40 $, an arithmetic for 300, a spelling book for 25$, and a language book for 35$. How much does he pay for all four books? 6. In Ex. 5, if John's father pays for the books with a $2 bill, how much change should he receive? 7. If you earn 500, 600, 200, and 70$, how many cents do you earn in all? How many dollars is this? 8. Frank earns 700 and 500. How many cents does he earn? Write the answer also as dollars and cents. 9. Harold sold 140 copies of the Saturday Evening Post at 5$ each. How many cents did he receive? How many dollars is this? Instead of multiplying 5 by 140, multiply 140 by 5. 10. Fred's father sent him to the post office for 125 two-cent stamps. How much did...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236568370
  • 9781236568373