## Bradbury's Eaton's Practical Arithmetic: Combining Oral and Written Exercises |

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acres altitude barrels of flour bill Boston bought bushels centimeters cents a pound ciphers common fraction compound interest contain cord cost cube root decimal point decimeters diameter discount Divide dividend divisible dollars equal feet high feet long figure Find the square gain gallon Give the Rule given number greatest common divisor hektoliters Hence horse hundred hundredths improper fraction INDORSEMENTS interest of $1 July July 15 June least common multiple lowest terms marked price Mdse measure meters miles minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply NOTE number of terms OPERATION Oral Exercises paid payable payment prime factors principal quarts quotient ratio rectangle Reduce remainder sell Sept sold square miles square root subtract thick thousand thousandths tons trial divisor units Value received weight worth write Written Exercises yards

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Page 138 - 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 137 - 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.

Page 136 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) =1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5\ yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods, or 5280 feet = 1 mile (mi.) SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq.

Page 66 - The GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without remainder ; thus, 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 30.

Page 142 - 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 121 - In the metric system, the unit of length is the meter, which is one ten-millionth of the distance from the Equator to the North Pole.

Page 261 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.

Page 144 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score. PAPER. 24 sheets = 1 quire. 20 quires = 1 ream. 2 reams = 1 bundle. 5 bundles = 1 bale.

Page 79 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 259 - The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base and its height: A = bx h.