Social Arithmetic, Book 2

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Page 323 - Liquid Measure 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...
Page 323 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 60 - To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Page 323 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 323 - SURFACE 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.
Page 10 - Both terms of a fraction may be multiplied by the same number without changing the value of the fraction.
Page 135 - 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 130 - We have seen, on page 50, that we may divide both terms of a fraction by the same number without changing the value of the fraction ; that is, we may cancel any factor that is found in both terms.
Page 57 - To multiply an abstract whole number by a fraction, multiply the whole number by the numerator, and divide the product by the denominator ; or, when possible, divide by the denominator first and then multiply the quotient by the numerator.
Page 130 - If the divisor contains decimal places, we may remove the decimal point from the divisor, provided we carry the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the right as there are decimal places in the divisor.

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