A Complete Arithmetic ...

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Werner School Book Company, 1899 - Arithmetic - 447 pages
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Page 373 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 250 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
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.
Page 364 - MEASURES OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram eg. 10 centigrams =1 decigram dg. 10 decigrams =1 gram g. 10 grams =1 decagram Dg. 10 decagrams =1 hectogram Hg. 10 hectograms = 1 kilogram Kg.

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