## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile Colleges : Forming a Complete Treatise on Arithmetical Science, and Its Commercial and Business Applications |

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acres amount ANALYSIS annexed barrel bought bushel cent ciphers coins column common fraction contain continued fraction cost cube currency decimal places diameter difference discount Divide dividend divisible dollars DRY MEASURE equal exact divisors EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE excess of 9's flour following RULE frac gain gallons given number gold greater number greatest common divisor Hence the following hundred improper fraction inches integers interest least common denominator least common multiple lowest terms measure miles minuend mixed number multiplicand Multiply notation NOTE number of decimal number of terms obtain odd number OPERATION partial product payment pounds prime factors prime numbers principles Prob quantity quotient ratio Reduce remainder repetend result right hand figure rods root sold square square miles subtract subtrahend TABLE tens third thousand weight whole number worth write yard

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Page 171 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 341 - That the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value...

Page 424 - RULE, from half the sum of the three sides subtract each side separately ; multiply the half-sum and the three remainders together ; the square root of the product is the area.

Page 353 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 169 - 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 435 - A cylinder is conceived to be generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides as an axis.

Page 145 - MONEY. 10 mills = 1 cent. 10 cents = 1 dime. 10 dimes = 1 dollar. 10 dollars = 1 eagle.

Page 170 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 441 - The volumes of similar solids are to each other as the cubes of their like dimensions.

Page 401 - RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and add 1 to the quotient. EXAMPLES. 1. The extremes are 7 and 43, and the common difference is 4 ; what is the number of terms ? Ans.