## Higher Arithmetic |

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Page 806 - 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 12 months (mo.) = 1 year 10 years = 1 decade 10 decades or \ , , , „ , 1=1 century (cen. or U.) 100 years / J v ' Thirty days has September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 805 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...

Page 809 - THE UNITED STATES RULE. Find the amount of the principal to the time when the payment, or sum of the payments, equals or exceeds the interest. From this amount deduct the payment or sum of the payments.

Page 805 - 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 722 - 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 805 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 20 grains (gr) . 1 scruple (3) 3 scruples 1 dram (3) 8 drams 1 ounce ( 5 ) 12 ounces .... 1 pound (ft) Apothecaries' weight is used in prescriptions. Drugs are bought and sold by avoirdupois weight. The grain, the ounce, and the pound apothecaries' weight are the same as the corresponding denominations of troy weight.

Page 585 - First of Exchange (Second unpaid), pay to the order of John W.

Page 791 - Prisms may be either right or oblique. The convex surface of a right prism consists of rectangles. Fig. 1 is a right prism; Fig. 2 is an oblique prism. NOTE. — When a prism is spoken of, a right prism is meant unless the word oblique is used. The altitude of a prism is the perpendicular distance between the bases. AD, BF, or CE is the altitude in Fig.

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