# The Common School Arithmetic ...

Thompson, Brown & Company, 1877 - 351 pages
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### Contents

 Notation and Numeration 5 Exercises in French Numeration 12 Definitions 59 Cloth Measure 66 7 80 COMMON FRACTIONS 92 To Reduce Whole Numbers of Lower 114 Addition of Fractions 121
 PERCENTAGE 158 111 182 Stocks and Bonds 183 112 193 Taxes 194 119 206 Metric System 292 Permutations 300

 84 132 Division 144 88 155
 Miscellaneous Examples 307 171 315 176 324

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Page 74 - 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 292 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 67 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 40 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.
Page 292 - 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 62 - TABLE. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, oz. 16 Ounces " 1 Pound, Ib. 25 Pounds " 1 Quarter, qr. 4 Quarters " 1 Hundred Weight, cwt. 20 Hundred Weight
Page 74 - TABLE. 60 Seconds (sec.) make 1 Minute, m. 60 Minutes " 1 Hour, h. 24 Hours
Page 90 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...
Page 72 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 142 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.