Addition and story problems with the number FOUR. Pins, pens, chestnuts, horses, lemons… how about a *calf* and a *sheep!*

RAY’S NEW PRIMARY ARITHMETIC.

LESSON XIV.

4 and 1 are 5 4 and 6 are 10

1 and 4 are 5 6 and 4 are 10

4 and 2 are 6 4 and 7 are 11

2 and 4 are 6 7 and 4 are 11

4 and 3 are 7 4 and 8 are 12

3 and 4 are 7 8 and 4 are 12

4 and 4 are 8 4 and 9 are 13

4 and 5 are 9 9 and 4 are 13

5 and 4 are 9 4 and 10 are 14

10 and 4 are 14

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1. James had 4 pens, and he found 2 more: how many had he then?

*SOLUTION.–James had then 4 pens and 2 pens, which are 6 pens.*

2. Mary has 3 pins in one hand, and 4 in the other: how many pins has she in both?

3. Francis has 4 chestnuts in his hand, and 4 in his pocket: how many has he in all?

4. There are 5 horses in 1 field, and 4 in another: how many are there in both fields?

5. Cora spent 4 cents for tape, and 6 cents for ribbon: how many cents did she spend?

6. I had 7 apples, and bought 4 more: how many did I then have?

7. If a lemon cost 4 cents, and an orange 8 cents, how much will both cost?

8. I sold a calf for 9 dollars, and a sheep for 4 dollars: how much did I get for both?

9. How many are 4 cents and 10 cents?

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