Fish's Arithmetic Number One: Oral and Written ...

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American Book Company, 1883 - Arithmetic - 170 pages
 

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Page 169 - 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 168 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 8 - Multiplication is the process of taking one of two numbers as many times as there are units in the other.
Page 139 - ... as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary.
Page 8 - Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another of the same kind. The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor. The number which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend is called the quotient.
Page 167 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES
Page 167 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.
Page 155 - If 4 firkins of butter cost 26 dollars, what will 7 firkins cost ? 15. If 3 men can do a piece of work in 7 days, how long will it take 1 man to do it? How long would it take 4 men ? 16.
Page 30 - In an orchard there are 16 rows of trees and 10 trees in each row; how many trees are there in the orchard ? 11.
Page 167 - Avoirdupois Weight is used for all the ordinary purposes of weighing. TABLE. 16 Ounces (m.) = 1 Pound . . . Ib. 100 Pounds = 1 Hundredweight cwt 20 cwt., or 2000 Ib.

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