## Caldwell's Practical Arithmetic ... |

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12 feet long 20 feet 20 per cent 50 cents 80 rods acres annex Arithmetic Attorney at Law bank discount barrels bbls bought bushels of corn Caldwell's CANCELLATION Cents 66 cents per bushel cents per pound cents per yard chains ciphers circle circumference compound contained cords cube root cubic inches decimal denominator Divide dividend divisor dollars drams DRY MEASURE EXAMPLES factors feet high feet wide gain Gainesville gallons Georgia given number Hall county horses hundred hypothenuse improper fraction inches in diameter inches wide interest length lowest term MEASURE metic miles mixed numbers Multiply NOTE Operation payment pecks pennyweights pint present worth principal quarts quotient rate per cent Reduce remainder rhombus RULE RULE.-Multiply sell sold solid square root student subtract triangle vertical line vulgar fraction whole numbers width yards of cloth

### Popular passages

Page 53 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 125 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...

Page 28 - Subtract this product from the figures above it; to the remainder, bring down the next figure of the dividend, and divide as before, until all the figures of the dividend are brought down.

Page 36 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...

Page 33 - Britain. 4 farthings (qr, or far.) make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, " s. 20 shillings " 1 pound, or sovereign, £. 21 shillings " 1 guinea. OBS. 1. It is customary, at the present day, to express farthings in fractions of a penny. Thus, 1 qr. is written ;<!;•_

Page 89 - Finally, subtract the given principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the compound interest. 2. What is the compound interest of $350 for 4 years, at 6 per cent.

Page 26 - DIVISION teaches the method of finding how many times one number is contained in another. The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.

Page 35 - TABLE. 4 gills (gi.) - make - - 1 pint, marked pt. 2 pints ------- 1 quart, - - - qt. 4 quarts ------ 1 gallon, - - - gal. 31£ gallons ------ 1 barrel, - - - bar.

Page 53 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number.

Page 115 - Divide this dividend, omitting the last figure, by double the root already found, and annex the quotient to the root, and also to the divisor.