## 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 added amount ANALYSIS average balance bank barrels base bill bought bushels called cent ciphers column common common divisor compound contained cost cube decimal denominator difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars draft entire equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE exchange expressed factors feet figure four fraction gain given given number gold greater greatest hand Hence hundred interest invested kinds least common less loss measure method miles months Multiply number of terms obtain OPERATION paid payable payment period person places pound prime factors principal proceeds proportional purchased quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder result root RULE sell share side simple sold square subtract TABLE taken tens term third thousand trial units weight whole worth write yards

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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.