# French's Mental Arithmetic

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...man earns \$12 a week, and pays \$12 a month for his board, how many dollars will he save in 10 months, working four weeks each month? 110. How many days in the winter season? In the spring? In summer? In autumn? Two things of a kind are often called a Pair; six things, a Set; and twenty things, a Score. 111. A market woman sold 67 cucumbers. How many dozen did she sell? 112. If a yoke of oxen sells for 180 dollars, how much is one of them worth? 113. How many are 3 score and 10 years? 114. What is the cost of 6 quires of paper, at \$4 a ream? 115. A grocer, in one day, took in 8 doz. and 10 eggs. How many eggs did he take in? 116. What cost two gross of copy-books, at \$.10 apiece? 117. A silversmith sold 42 tea-spoons in one week. How many sets did he sell? 118. A shop-keeper sold, in one week, 2 gross and C fancy buttons, at ten cents a dozen. How much did he receive for them? 119. A stationer paid 2 dollars a ream for paper, and sold it for 18 cents a quire. How much was his gain on one ream? 120. A grocer bought 3 pounds of nutmegs, at 128 cents a pound, and sold them at 10 cents an ounce. How much was his gain? 121. A market woman who took 5 dozen of eggs to market, broke 3 of them, and sold the others at 24 cents a dozen. How much did she receive? SECTION III. ADDITION. 1. Add 7 bushels 1 peck, and 5 bushels 2 pecks. 2. What is the sum of 2 pecks 5 quarts, and 1 peck 7 quarts? 3. How many sq. yd. in the sum of 4, 6, 7, 8, 5, and 2 sq. ft.? 4. A grocer sold, on Monday, 5 gal. 2 qt. of molasses; on Tuesday, 3 gal. 1 qt.; and on Wednesday, 4 gal. 2 qt. How much did he sell? Method, page n/s. 5. One week a druggist used 2 gal. 1 qt of alcohol, and the next week 3 gaL 3 qt. 1 pt. How much did he use in the 2 weeks? 6. One month a tailor used 2...show more

## Product details

• Paperback | 38 pages
• 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
• Miami Fl, United States
• English
• black & white illustrations
• 1236636716
• 9781236636713