# Robinson's Beginner's Book in Arithmetic; Introductory to Robinson's Complete 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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...We multiply 456 by 4, 7 and 3. In writing the product by 7 multiply by 10. In writing the product by 3 multiply by 100. Suggestion: Inspect the operation in the margin. Explain the placing of the product by 6. 1. How many days in 129 years, counting 865 days as 1 year? 2. There are 144 square inches in a square foot; how many square inches in 576 square feet? 3. How many pages in 488 books, if there are 864 pages in each? 4. There are 160 square rods in an acre; how many square rods in a farm of 267 acres? 5. A steamer had a cargo of 516 bales of cotton, the average weight of each bale being 488 pounds; what was the entire weight of the cargo? 6. There are 2000 pounds in a ton; how many pounds in 284 tons? 7. There are 1760 yards in a mile. How many yards in 416 miles? 8. A factory makes 1750 boxes of matches a day. How many will it make in a year of 812 days? 9. The multiplicand is \$756, the multiplier is 418. What is the product? 10. A man bought 45 acres of land at \$88 an acre, and 76 acres at \$47 an acre, and sold the whole at \$45 an acre. Did he gain or lose, and how much? 11. A farmer exchanged 584 bushels of wheat at \$2 a bushel, for 78 barrels of flour at \$9 a barrel, and received the balance in money. How much money did he receive? LESSON LVIII. 1. How many pounds of coal in 100 tons? 2. Cost of 500 barrels of flour at \$5.50 per barrel? 3. Cost of 7 thousand feet of lumber at 18 cents a foot? 4. How many feet are there in 500 miles? 5. A man will travel how many miles in 74 days, at the rate of 87 miles a day? 6. What was the cost of a drove of 257 head of cattle, if the average price was \$86 per head? 7. 1760 yards make a mile, 86 inches make a yard. How many inches in a mile? 8. If pork is worth \$27 per bbl., how much will 886 bbls....show more

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• Paperback | 36 pages
• 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
• Miami Fl, United States
• English
• black & white illustrations
• 1236540573
• 9781236540577