First Lessons in Numbers; In the Natural Order

First Lessons in Numbers; In the Natural Order

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...14. A teamster drew 9 loads of stone each day for 9 days. How many loads did he draw? 15. How many hours will it take a steamboat, running at the rate of 10 miles an hour, to make a trip of 90 miles? 16. A barber's price for shaving one man, is 10 cents. How much will he receive for shaving 10 men? 17. How much will a music teacher receive from 10 scholars, in one quarter, if each one pays her 9 dollars? 18. How many dimes in one dollar, or 100 cents? Fractional parts of Numbers.--Halves.-A.. When any number of things is divided into two equal parts, each part is One Half of the number of things. If I divide 2 pine-apples equally between two persons, each person will receive one half of the two pineapples, which is one pine-apple. If I divide 4 pineapples equally between two persons, each person will receive one half of 4 pine-apples, which is 2 pine-apples. One half of 6 pine-apples is 3 pine-apples, and one half Of 8 pine-apples is 4 pine-apples. (See Manual, page 116.) 1. Thomas bought 2 oranges, and gave one half of them to his sister. How many did he give her? 2. Mr. Abbott divided 4 peaches equally between his 2 children. What part of the 4 peaches did he give to each child? How many peaches did he give to each child? 3. Jane brought 6 plums from the garden, and divided them equally between her sister and herself. What part of the 6 plums had each of the girls? How many plums had each? 4. On a pear-tree were 8 pears, but one half of them dropped off. How many dropped off? How many remained on the tree? 5. Joseph had 10 apples, and Edgar had one half as many. How many apples had Edgar? 6. One half of 2 doves is how many doves? 7. How many ducks are one half of 4 ducks? 8. How many robins are one half of 6 robins? 9. How many pigeons...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236882067
  • 9781236882066