National Arithmetic; Oral and Written: For Common and Graded Schools, Academies, Etc

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A.S. Barnes & Company, 1881 - Arithmetic - 394 pages
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Page 371 - A Sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.
Page 364 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the Circumference, all points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the Centre.
Page 283 - That the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value...
Page 156 - 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 138 - 6 27 685 The denominator to a decimal fraction, although not ex-f pressed, is always understood, and is 1 with as many ciphers annexed as there are places in the numerator.
Page 179 - Multiply the number of the highest denomination by the number which it takes of the next lower denomination to make one of that higher, and to the product add the given number of the next lower denomination. Multiply that sum in like manner, and thus proceed till the number is changed to the required denomination.
Page 364 - A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.
Page 282 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 353 - Meter (as the new unit was named) was therefore defined to be the ten-millionth part of the distance from the equator to the north pole, measured along the sea level, on the meridian passing through Paris.
Page 166 - A measure is a standard unit, established by law or custom, by which quantity of any kind is measured. The standard unit of dry measure is the Winchester bushel ; of weight, the pound ; of liquid measure, the gallon, etc.

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