Introduction to the National Arithmetic on the Inductive System; Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods in Which the Principles of the Science Are Fully Explained and Illustrated. Designed for Common Schools and Academies Volume 1
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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...Pirst Operation. "wq find the value of each---fraction separately, and subValue of f . = 1 7 1 2f tract one from the other, acValue of -=73 Ij cording to the rule for sub'A--rrr tracting compound numbers. 9 10 Iff (Art 102.) Second opERition. "We first subtract the less fraction from f .--Tt -==fr'--the greater, and then find the value of 9s. lOd. If?far. their difference. (Art. 171.) Examples For Practice. 2. From i of a ton take-A-of a cwt. Ans. llcwt. Oqr. 7-lb. 3. From J of a mile take 'fa of a furlong. 4. From-Lf of an acre take f of a rood. 5. From a hogshead of molasses containing 100 gallons, -j of it leaked out; of the remainder I kept for my family; what quantity remained for sale? 6. The distance from 'Boston to Worcester is about 41 miles. A sets out from Worcester, and travels of this distance towards Boston; B then starts from Boston to meet A, and, having travelled f of the remaining distance, it is required to find the distance between A and B. 7. A agrees to labor for B 365 days; but he was absent on account of sickness f part of the time; he was also obliged to be employed in his own business of the remaining time; required the time lost. 8. From 11 acres, 33 poles, 101TV feet of land, I sold f to A, J of the remainder to B, and four house-lots, each 144 feet square, to C; what is the value of the remainder, at 8 cents per square foot? Questions.--Art. 174. What is the first method of subtracting fractions of compound numbers? The second? QUESTIONS TO BE PERFORMED BY ANALYSIS. 1. If one yard of cloth cost $4.40, what will f of a yard cost? Illustration.--If 1 yard cost $4.40, of a yard will cost-J of $4.40, equal to $0.88; and f will cost 4 times $0.88, equal to $3.52, Ans. 2....
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