The Foundations of Higher Arithmetic

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Silver, Burdett, 1905 - Arithmetic - 203 pages
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Page 96 - 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 98 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 96 - LINEAR MEASURE 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.). 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.). 5J yards or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.). 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.).
Page 130 - 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 99 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 96 - 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 35 - Place the numbers on the same line, and divide by any prime number that will divide two or more of them without a remainder, and set down in a line below, the quotients and the undivided numbers.
Page 128 - 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 97 - 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 63 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.

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