# A Grammar School Arithmetic

Ginn, 1890 - Arithmetic - 330 pages
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### Contents

 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 1 ADDITION 12 32 SUBTRACTION 31 MULTIPLICATION 46 DIVISION 59 DECIMALS 76 MULTIPLES AND MEASURES 98 COMMON FRACTIONS 111
 COMPOUND QUANTITIES 155 PERCENTAGE 203 INTEREST AND DISCOUNT 225 PROPORTION 254 POWERS AND ROOTS 266 MENSURATION 278 MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS 293 METRIC SYSTEM 319

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Page 176 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 99 - ... and so on until the quotient is itself a prime number. The several divisors and the last quotient are the prime factors.
Page 166 - 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 132 - When necessary, reduce the fractions to their least common denominator. Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend, from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference of the new numerators over the common denominator.
Page 4 - ... one ten, two tens, three tens, four tens, five tens, six tens, seven tens, eight tens, nine tens.
Page 296 - If a man walk 3 miles an hour, how many hours will it take him to walk 30 miles ? 17. Bought 4 barrels of flour for 28 dollars ; what was the cost of one barrel ? 18. If I pay 27 cents for 3 pounds of sugar, how much do I pay a pound ? 19. 15 are how many times 3 ? 5 ? 20.
Page 100 - A number is divisible by 11 if the difference between the sum of the digits in the even places and the sum of the digits in the odd places is either 0 or a multiple of 11.
Page 59 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Page 116 - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be both multiplied or both divided by the same number, the value of the fraction is not altered.