The Rudiments of Written Arithmetic: Containing Slate and Black-board Exercises for Beginners and Designed for Graded Schools

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Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1877 - Arithmetic - 200 pages
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Page 142 - 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 136 - 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 139 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 114 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off' as many places for decimals as Che decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 41 - The number thus added to itself, or the number to be multiplied, is called the multiplicand. The number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be taken, or the number by which we multiply, is called the multiplier.
Page 112 - RULE. Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in both factors.
Page 156 - Write the subtrahend under the minuend, so that units of the same denomination shall stand under each other. II. Beginning at the right hand, subtract each denomination separately, as in simple numbers. III. If the number of any denomination in 1he subtrahend exceed that of the same denomination in the minuend, add to the number in the...
Page 114 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
Page 168 - Divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.
Page 140 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

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