# The Essentials of Arithmetic: For lower grades

Leach, Shewell, 1893 - Arithmetic
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### Contents

 Section 1 1 Section 2 21 Section 3 45 Section 4 50 Section 5 55 Section 6 81
 Section 7 90 Section 8 132 Section 9 157 Section 10 1 Copyright

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Page 186 - 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. mi.) Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu.
Page 185 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 186 - 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...
Page 185 - TIME MEASURE. 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (h.) 24 hours = 1 day (d...
Page 102 - Multiplying or dividing both Dividend and Divisor by the same number, does not change the Quotient.
Page 91 - In a school there are 12 classes and an average of 50 pupils in a class. If every one in the school should make 500 straight marks on each side of his slate, how many would be made in all?
Page 53 - January, 31 May, 31 September, 30 February, 28 June, 30 October, 31 March, 31 July, 31 November, 30 April, 30 August, 31 December, 31 6.
Page 40 - I must carry — pailful s to fill a vessel holding 81 quarts. 7. How many quarts in a peck ? In 9 pecks ? 8. I know there are — days in 9 weeks, because 9 weeks contain 9 times as many days as — . 9. Charlie is 9 years old, and his father is 4 times as old ; so his father must be — years old. 10. Add 7 9's together, and we have — , for 7 x 9 = — . 11.
Page 98 - What is the common way of writing a number of dollars and cents ? \$ 1, 3 dimes, 7 cents, is written . Dimes are written in the first place at the right of the decimal point as tenths of a dollar, and cents in the second place as hundredths of a dollar.
Page 124 - Divide the less number by the remainder, the last divisor by the last remainder, and so on, till nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought.