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D.C. Heath, 1894 - Arithmetic
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Page 338 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 339 - Weight is used in weighing gold, silver, and jewels. 24 grains (gr.) . . . = 1 pennyweight . pwt. 20 pennyweights . . = 1 ounce . . . . oz. 12 ounces = 1 pound . . . Ib. 153. Apothecaries' Weight is used by druggists in weighing medicines not liquid.
Page 338 - 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 362 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 372 - The hypotenuse of a right triangle is the side opposite the right angle. The sides including the right angle are sometimes called the arms of the right triangle.
Page 325 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 320 - How long is the diagonal of a 30-foot square ? 6. What is the length of the longest straight line that can be drawn on a sheet of paper 16 in.
Page 374 - 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 335 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and in the product point off as many decimal places as there are decimal places in both multiplier and multiplicand, prefixing ciphers if necessary.
Page 53 - ... miles a day ; how far apart will they be at the end of 6 days ? Ans.

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