## Elements of Arithmetic: For Primary and Intermediate Classes in Public and Private Schools |

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acres annexed apples blocks bought bushels called CENT CENT cents apiece common fraction contained cost Count by 4's cubic decimal places decimal point denominate number dimes divided dividend division dollars dozen DRY MEASURES earned eggs eighths equal exact divisors EXPLANATION expressed factors feet figure five following numbers four fourths gallons girls half half-dimes horses hundred hundredths improper fractions inches integer least common denominator measure miles per hour Minuend mixed numbers month Multiply nine number of ciphers number of decimal oranges paid pencils pieces pints pounds prime factors pupils quarts quotient receive Reduce remainder sell seven similar fractions sixths slate spent splints square subtracted Subtrahend tens tenths thick third thousand thousandths three cents tons twelfths two-cent two-cent pieces units weeks wide Write WRITTEN EXERCISES

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Page 208 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...

Page 211 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 212 - 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 127 - If there is a remainder after the last division, write it after the quotient, or with the divisor under it as part of the quotient. PROOF. — Multiply the divisor by the quotient, and to the product add the remainder, if any. If the work is correct, the result will equal the dividend.

Page 119 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 211 - Weight This is used to. some extent in filling prescriptions. The grain, ounce, and pound are the same as in troy weight, but the ounce is divided differently. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple . . . sc. or 3 3 scruples = 1 dram . . . dr. or 3 8 drams = 1 ounce . . . oz. or 5 12 ounces = 1 pound . . . Ib. or ft Apothecaries...

Page 200 - Before commencing the division, the number of decimal places in the dividend should be made at least equal to the number of decimal places in the divisor. 3. When there is a remainder after using all the figures of the dividend, annex decimal ciphers and continue the division.

Page 87 - When a letter is placed before another of greater value, its value is to be taken from that of the greater. Thus, IX represents nine, XL forty, CD four hundred.

Page 207 - 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.