The Junior-class Arithmetic: Oral and Written : Designed for Graded Schools

Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1875 - Arithmetic - 318 pages

Contents

 NUMBERS 1 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 81 DENOMINATE NUMBERS 188 MEASURES OF EXTENSION 194
 MEASURES OF CAPACITY 204 MEASURES OF TIME 211 PERCENTAGE 246 PROBLEMS OF INTEREST 299

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Page 48 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 270 - Find the amount of this principal for the next period; and so continue till the end of the given time. III. Subtract the given principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the compound interest. When...
Page 76 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Page 128 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 287 - The Liter is the unit of capacity, both of Liquid and of Dry Measures, and is a vessel whose volume is equal to a cube whose edge is one-tenth of a meter, equal to 1.05673 qt. Liquid Measure, and .9081 qt. Dry Measure, TABLE. 10 Milliliters, ml.
Page 203 - 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 64 - I. Cut off the ciphers from the right of the divisor, and as many figures from the right of the dividend. II. Divide the remaining part of the dividend by the of the divisor.
Page 197 - Weight is used in weighing gold, silver, jewels, and in philosophical experiments. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) = 1 Pennyweight . pwt. 20 Pennyweights = 1 Ounce . . . . oz. 12 Ounces = 1 Pound . . . . Ib. 1 Ib. C 5760 gr. .< 240 put. ( 12 oz. 36. TABLE. DIAMOND WEIGHT. 16 Parts = 1 Grain. 4 Grains — 1 Carat. 1 Carat = 3i Troy gr., nearly. ASSAYERS
Page 25 - PROOF. — Add the remainder to the subtrahend, and if the sum is equal to the minuend, the work is correct.
Page 192 - A Cord of wood is a pile 8 ft. long, 4 ft. wide, and 4 ft. high ; for 8 x 4 x 4 = 128.