## The Common School Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis; Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction in the Elements of Written Arithmetic |

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amount angle annex bill Bought bushels called cent ciphers common fraction composite number compound interest compound numbers contains cords cost cube root cubic inches decimal diameter difference discount Divide dividend divisible dollars equal example Explain Ex farthings figure gain gallons given number greatest common divisor Hence higher denominations horse hundred improper fraction interest of $1 least common multiple length longitude lower denomination marked price measure meters miles million minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply NOTE number of terms OPERATION ounces oxen payment pounds prime factors prime number principal PROBLEM proper fraction quarts quotient ratio Reduce rods Rule for finding shillings simple sold square root subtract subtrahend TABLE tens thousand trial divisor triangle Troy Weight true remainder units weight whole number wide worth yards of cloth

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Page 76 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.

Page 76 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.

Page 69 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.

Page 74 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 205 - RULE. Divide the given interest by the interest of $1 for the given rate and time, and the quotient will be the principal.

Page 312 - RULE. Multiply the first term by that power of the ratio whose index is equal to the number of terms preceding the required term, and the product will be the term sought.

Page 310 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.

Page 130 - Therefore, multiplying both terms of a fraction by the same number does not alter its value.

Page 75 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 136 - Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures for decimals in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor.