# The Practical Arithmetic: Oral and Written

American Book, 1907 - Arithmetic - 350 pages
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### Contents

 Notation 9 United States Money 16 United States Money 22 United States Money 29 MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS 41 MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS 52 FRACTIONS 53 PERCENTAGE 83
 POWERS AND ROOTS 209 Parallelograms Angles 223 PentagonAngles 229 Rectangles Area 235 Solid Content Cylinder and Right Prism 244 Miscellaneous Comparisons 250 SHORT METHODS MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION 251 BUSINESS PROBLEMS 265

 Stocks 126 STOCKS AND BONDS 143 DENOMINATE NUMBERS 151 METRIC SYSTEM 187 RATIO 195 PROPORTION 203
 203 267 AGRICULTURAL PROBLEMS 283 MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS 303 DEFINITIONS AND EXPLANATIONS 337 Copyright

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Page 180 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 173 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 190 - OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram (eg.) 10 centigrams = 1 decigram (dg.) 10 decigrams = 1 gram (g.) 10 grams = 1 dekagram (Dg...
Page 157 - 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 187 - 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 89 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 205 - The first and fourth terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the second and third terms, the means. Thus, in the foregoing proportion, 8 and 3 are the extremes and 4 and 6 are the means.
Page 187 - Pupils must learn to think of quantity in metric units. 319. All units in the metric system of measures and weights are derived from the primary unit known as the meter. When the length of the primary unit of this system was determined it was supposed to be one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the pole. A pendulum that vibrates seconds is nearly one meter long.* In the names of the derived units of this system the prefix deka means 10; hekto means 100; kilo means 1000; myria means...
Page 135 - Six months after date for value received I promise to pay to the order of Merchants...
Page 190 - MEASURES OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram eg. 10 centigrams =1 decigram dg. 10 decigrams =1 gram g. 10 grams =1 decagram Dg. 10 decagrams =1 hectogram Hg. 10 hectograms = 1 kilogram Kg.