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acres amount angle base bought bushels called cent Change circle coal collected common contained cords cost cube decimal denominator diameter difference discount Divide dividend divisor dollars earn equal exact exactly divisible EXAMPLE Explanation Express feet feet long fifth figure Find the quotient Find the sum five foot four fourth fraction gain given half hour hundred hundredths inches integral interest length less means measured meters miles MISCELLANEOUS months Multiply nine NOTE Observe Operation paid PERCENTAGE perimeter piece of land pounds prime factors PROBLEMS pupil ratio receive rectangular Reduce remaining represented Review rods selling side sold solid square square root Story subtract surface Tell tenths third thousandths tons triangle units weigh wide wood worth yards
Page 373 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 241 - Reduce the dividend and the divisor to like fractional units, then divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor. RULE II. — "Invert the divisor and proceed as in multiplication.
Page 236 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 381 - 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 392 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...
Page 371 - TABLE. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.). 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.). 5J yards, or 16| feet — 1 rod (rd.).
Page 361 - Pupils must learn to think of quantity in metric units. 319. All units in the metric system of measures and weights are derived from the primary unit known as the meter. When the length of the primary unit of this system was determined it was supposed to be one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the pole. A pendulum that vibrates seconds is nearly one meter long.* In the names of the derived units of this system the prefix deka means 10; hekto means 100; kilo means 1000; myria means...
Page 157 - Quantities, or those whose values are given, when not expressed by figures, are usually represented by the first letters of the alphabet, as a, b, c.