# A High School Arithmetic (Wentworth & Hill's Practical Arithmetic)

Ginn, 1888 - Arithmetic - 362 pages
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### Contents

 NUMBERS 1 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 6 ADDITION 13 SUBTRACTION 19 APPLICATIONS OF ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION 27 MULTIPLICATION 30 DIVISION 45 MISCELLANEOUS EXERCISES 58
 PROBLEMS 178 METRIC AND COMMON MEASURES 200 INTEREST AND DISCOUNT 232 STOCKS 253 EXCHANGE 260 AVERAGES 265 POWERS AND ROOTS 273 LOGARITHMS 287

 IX 70 X 74 XII 110 XIII 112 XIV 115 XV 116 XVI 118 XVII 119 XVIII 122 XIX 123 XX 124 XXI 125 XXII 126 METRIC MEASURES MULTIPLES AND MEASURES OF NUMBERS COMMON FRACTIONS 127 PROPORTION PERCENTAGE MEASURES IN COMMON 148
 APPROXIMATIONS 302 PROGRESSIONS XXV MISCELLANEOUS EXERCISES PAGE 1 6 307 27 308 30 320 45 321 58 324 70 325 106 329 124 332 148 336 178 340 200 342 204 343 218 345 318 346

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Page 263 - Sixty days after sight of this first of Exchange (Second and Third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 153 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 155 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 152 - 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 123 - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be both multiplied or both divided by the same number, the value of the fraction is not altered.
Page 107 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3.
Page 315 - That is, the amount drawn out is f 22.19. (2) In how many years will a sum of money double itself at 4%, compound interest?
Page 291 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.
Page 151 - 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 237 - Ex. Find the principal that will amount to \$748.125 in - 3 yrs. 6 mos., at 4%. 3 yrs. 6 mos. = 3J yrs.