Robinson's New Rudiments of Arithmetic

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American Book Company, 1892 - Arithmetic - 224 pages

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Page 172 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 83 - The number thus added to itself, or the number to be multiplied, is called the multiplicand. The number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be taken, or the number by which we multiply, is called the multiplier.
Page 86 - From the preceding examples and illustrations we deduce the following general RULE. I. Write the multiplier under the multiplicand, placing units of the same order under each other. II. Multiply the multiplicand by each figure of the multiplier successively, beginning with the unit figure, and write the first figure of each partial product under the figure of the multiplier used, writing down and carrying as in addition. III. If there are partial products, add them, and their sum will be the product...
Page 179 - 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 171 - A Gunter's Chain, used by land surveyors, is 4 rods or 66 feet long, and consists of 100 links. TABLE. % 7.92 inches (in.) make 1 link, 1. 25 links " 1 rod, rd. 4 rods, or 66 feet, " 1 chain . .ch. 80 chains
Page 175 - TABLE. 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) make 1 cubic foot, cu. ft. 27 cubic feet 16 cubic feet 8 cord feet, or 128 cubic feet, 1 cubic yard cu.
Page 150 - RULE. Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in both factors.
Page 178 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 104 - Multiply the divisor by this quotient figure, subtract the product from the partial dividend used, and to the remainder bring down the next figure of the dividend. IV. Divide as before, until all the figures of the dividend have been brought down and divided.
Page 176 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.

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