Applied Mathematics for Junior High Schools and High Schools

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Allyn and Bacon, 1920 - Mathematics - 247 pages
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Page 94 - 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 105 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year (yr.) 366 days = 1 leap year 12 months (mo.) = 1 year 10 years = 1 decade 10 decades or \ , , , „ , 1=1 century (cen. or U.) 100 years / J v ' Thirty days has September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 98 - 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 58 - States money by 10, move the decimal point one place to the right; to multiply by 100, move the decimal point two places to the right; to multiply by 1000, move the decimal point three places to the right.
Page 26 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3• A number is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.
Page 15 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 104 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES
Page 36 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Page 47 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 12 - The minuend is the number from which we subtract ; the subtrahend is the number subtracted; and the difference or remainder is the result of the subtraction.

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