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

Taggard and Thompson, 1867 - Arithmetic - 348 pages

### Contents

 Definitions 5 SIMPLE NUMBERS 6 Addition 17 English Numeration Table 39 Circulating Decimals 42 Definitions 59 Cloth Measure 66 GENERAL PRINCIPLES 80
 COMMON FRACTIONS 92 Fraction Reduced to Lower Terms 98 Fraction Divided by a Fraction 104 Multiplication 128 UNITED STATES MONEY 144 Longitude and Time 158 Interest 183 224 206

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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.