# Elementary Arithmetic, Oral and Written

A.S. Barnes, 1878 - Arithmetic - 232 pages
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### Contents

 Numbers from 1 to 10 Exercises in Numbers 19 Simple and Local Values 26 ADDITION 33 Explanation of Signs 45 Explanation of Signs 52 MULTIPLICATION 60 Multiplier any Number of Figures 67
 Notation of Decimals 136 45 140 Principles of Decimals 150 Metric System 157 Compound Numbers 171 pound Numbers and Reduction The fifth Percentage 195 Commission 201 Aliquot Parts of a Year 207

 52 105 60 116 65 123 Addition of Fractions 133
 Discount 214 88852 226 the simplest operations are referred to PECKS FIRST 227

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Page 178 - 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 173 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year (yr.) 366 days = 1 leap year About 30 days = 1 month (mo.) 12 months = 1 year VALUE 10 cents (ct.
Page 178 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 178 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 123 - Multiply the whole number by the numerator of the fraction, and divide the product by the denominator.
Page 155 - TABLE. 4 farthings (far. or qr.) make 1 penny d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings " 1 pound or sovereign . . £ or sov.
Page 93 - Multiplying or dividing both Dividend and Divisor by the same number, does not change the Quotient.
Page 144 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 176 - 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 157 - 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 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1181.