## Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies |

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Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies Horatio Nelson Robinson No preview available - 2009 |

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acres added amount barrels base bill bought bushels called cents Change ciphers column common compound interest contained cords cost cube cubic decimal denominator diameter difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars equal exact EXAMPLES exchange expressed face factors feet figure five four fourth fraction gain gallons given given number greater greatest Hence hundred inches interest invested land least length less loss measure miles months Multiply obtain OPERATION paid payment period person piece pounds prime principal proceeds proportion purchase quotient ratio received Reduce remainder result rods root RULE scale sells share side simple sold SOLUTION square subtract TABLE tens term third thousand units weight whole wide worth write yards

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Page 173 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 180 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 185 - 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 287 - ... for the given number of years. III. Subtract the given principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the compound interest.

Page 398 - A Cylinder is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, its ends being equal and parallel circles.

Page 300 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 50 - Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of separating a number into equal parts.

Page 78 - 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 308 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 54 - If any partial dividend will not contain the divisor, place a cipher in the quotient, and bring down the next figure of the dividend, and divide as before.