# An Arithmetic for Preparatory Schools, High Schools, and Academies

A. Lovell & Company, 1889 - Arithmetic - 343 pages
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### Contents

 CHAPTER PAGE 1 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 7 FACTORS 26 COMMON FRACTIONS 38 COMPOUND NUMBERS 46 Long or Linear Measure 75 English or Sterling Money 81 Subtraction of Compound Numbers 87
 76 183 PERCENTAGE 185 INTEREST AND DISCOUNT 216 77 232 STOCKS 261 78 264 INVOLUTION AND EVOLUTION 271 SERIES 284

 THE METRIC SYSTEM 115 SPECIAL PROBLEMS 132 RATIO AND PROPORTION 157 75 172
 MENSURATION 299 MISCELLANEOUS EXAMPLES 319 79 325 Copyright

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Page 112 - Measures of Length 10 millimeters (mm.) = 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters = 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters = 1 meter (m.) 10 meters = 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters = 1 hektometer (Hm.) 10 hektometers = 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers = 1 myriameter (Mm.) Measures of Surface 100 sq.
Page 74 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 71 - 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 75 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk...
Page 311 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 72 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 72 - 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 308 - A pyramid (Fig. 54) is a solid whose base is a polygon and whose sides are triangles uniting at a common point, called the vertex.
Page 23 - A number is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.
Page 275 - ... the cube of the tens, plus three times the product of the square of the tens by the units, plus three times the tens by the square of the units, plus the cube of the units.