# An Arithmetic for Upper Grades

D.C. Heath & Company, 1908 - Arithmetic - 298 pages
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Page 250 says zero has no value.
Page 249 actually defines naught(cipher or zero). Says zero has no value except to fill a vacant place.; the others are called significant numbers.

### Contents

 CHAPTER 1 mals 25 CHAPTER III 76 CHAPTER IV 114
 CHAPTER V 141 CHAPTER VII 207 CHAPTER VIII 246 Copyright

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Page 153 - 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 197 - The square of the sum of two numbers is equal to the square of the first, plus twice the product of the first by the second, plus the square of the second.
Page 170 - MEASURE. 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.) 1 meter = 39.37 inches.
Page 298 - Linear Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5...
Page 140 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (pwt.) 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces ... 1 pound (Ib.) Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, precious stones, etc. APOTHECARIES
Page 202 - Pythagoras' theorem states that the square of the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other two sides.
Page 269 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off in the product as many decimal places as there are in both factors.
Page 117 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (£). 156.
Page 13 - C 4£ days to do a piece of work, how long will it take to do the work if all three work together ? 8.