The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written
Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1874 - Arithmetic - 516 pages
"Furnish a text-book on the subject of arithmetic, complete not only as a treatise, but as a comprehensive manual for the class-room and therefore embodying every necessary form of illustration and exercise, both oral and written." -- Preface.
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acres added amount barrels base bill bought bushels called cents Change ciphers circle common compound containing cords cost cube cubic decimal DEFINITIONS denominator diameter difference Divide dividend divisible divisor dollars equal exchange expressed factors feet figure Find flour foot fraction gain gallons given gold greater Hence hundred hundredths inches Insurance integers interest invested land length less loss measure miles month Multiply OPERATION ORAL ounces paid payment person piece places pounds prime principal proportional quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder result rods root Rule selling share side sold square subtract surface TABLE tens tenths third thousand tons units volume weight whole wide worth write WRITTEN EXERCISES yards
Page 355 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 461 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 192 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 371 - 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 52 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 314 - A Promissory Note is a written promise to pay a certain sum of money, on demand or at a specified time.
Page 399 - What is the weight of a block of granite 8 ft. long, 4 ft. wide, and 10 in. thick, if a similar block 10 ft. long, 5 ft. wide, and 16 in. thick, weigh 5200 pounds ? 12. If it cost $15 to carry 20 tons 1£ miles, what will it cost to carry 400 tons £ of a mile ? 13. If it take 13500 bricks to build a wall 200 ft. long, 20 ft. high, and 16 in. thick, each brick being 8 in. long, 4 in. wide, and 2 in. thick, how many bricks 10 in. long, 5 in. wide, 3£ in. thick, will be required to build a wall 600...
Page 458 - The square of the hypothenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
Page 202 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units
Page 388 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.