# Practical Arithmetic: Book I -- [book II], Volume 2

American Book, 1909 - Arithmetic

### Contents

 Notation and Numeration 11 Addition 18 Subtraction 30 Multiplication 38 Division 51 Combined Operations 67 Fractions 83 Decimal Fractions 135
 154 224 176 247 181 257 Ratio and Proportion 268 Greatest Common Divisor 296 Present Worth and True Dis 302 Foreign Exchange 308 Compound Proportion 316

 PART II 147 Lumber Measure 176 Circular Measure 182 Percentage 211 148 212 Profit and Loss 217
 Common Measures 326 Mensuration 333 185 385 347 398 Copyright

### Popular passages

Page 269 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 171 - 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 51 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 181 - Minutes = 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Page 164 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 171 - 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 329 - SURVEYORS' SQUARE MEASURE. 144. This measure is used by surveyors in computing the area or contents of land. TABLE. 625 Square Links (sq. 1. ) make 1 Pole P. 16 Poles " 1 Square Chain . sq. ch. 10 Square Chains " 1 Acre A. 640 Acres " 1 Square Mile . . sq. mi. 36 Square Miles (6 miles square)
Page 178 - CUBIC MEASURE. 1728 cubic inches (cu. in. ) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.).
Page 38 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 168 - Measures of length are used in measuring lines or distances. TABLE. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.). 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.). 5J yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.).