The Common School Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis : Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction in the Elements of Written Arithmetic
Thompson, Brown, & Company, 1877 - Arithmetic - 351 pages
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Page 78 - 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 294 - 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 44 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.
Page 312 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.
Page 94 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...
Page 76 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 146 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 281 - The square root of a number is one of its two equal factors : the cube root is one of its three equal factors, etc.
Page 312 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 64 - TROY WEIGHT is used in weighing gold, silver, and precious stones. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Pennyweight, dwt.