The Common School Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis ; Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction in the Elements of Written Arithmetic
Thompson, Brown and Company, 1873 - Arithmetic - 327 pages
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Page 76 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 294 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 69 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 42 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 92 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...
Page 275 - To involve a quantity that is already a power, RULE. — Multiply the index of the given number by the index of the power to which it is to be raised. Thus, the 3d power of 22 is 26, for 22 = 2 X 2, and the 3d power of 2X2is2X2X2X2X 2"X~2 — 2 X 2 X 2 X 2X 2 X 2 = 2
Page 74 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 144 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 282 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 308 - If a pipe 6 inches in diameter will discharge a certain quantity of water in 4 hours, in what tune will a 4-inch pipe discharge the same quantity ? Ans.