## Fish's Arithmetic Number Two: Oral and Written, Upon the Inductive Method, Book 2 |

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... Measures of capacity are divided into two classes : measures of liquids and measures of dry substances . The units of capacity are the gallon for liquid and the bushel for

... Measures of capacity are divided into two classes : measures of liquids and measures of dry substances . The units of capacity are the gallon for liquid and the bushel for

**dry measure**. 180. Liquid measures are used in measuring liquids ... Page 140

... measures , but vary in different States . A barrel of kerosene contains 42 gallons . 181.

... measures , but vary in different States . A barrel of kerosene contains 42 gallons . 181.

**Dry measures**are used in measuring dry sub- stances ; such as grain , seeds , fruit , etc. TABLE OF UNITS . EQUIVALENTS . 2 Pints ( pt . ) 1 Quart ... Page 141

Oral and Written, Upon the Inductive Method Daniel W. Fish.

Oral and Written, Upon the Inductive Method Daniel W. Fish.

**MEASURES**OF WEIGHT . 183. Weight is the**measure**of ...**Dry**Fish 100 " Nails = 1 Quintal . 200 66 = 1 Keg . 240 66 • • 60 66 45 " = 1 Barrel . Beef or Pork = 1 Barrel . Lime ... Page 168

... measures are used to ascertain the capac- ity of rectangular cisterns , bins , etc. , but the results are gen- erally expressed in units of liquid and

... measures are used to ascertain the capac- ity of rectangular cisterns , bins , etc. , but the results are gen- erally expressed in units of liquid and

**dry measures**. 228. COMPARATIVE TABLE OF MEASURES OF CAPACITY . Liquid measure ... Page 169

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**dry measure**, than in the same number of gallons liquid measure ? 230. To find the exact capacity of a bin , or any rectangular space , in bushels . 1. A bin is 6 ft . long , 5 ft . wide , and 4 ft . deep . How many stricken , or how ...### Other editions - View all

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acres altitude amount barrels of flour base bill bought bushels cents a pound ciphers circumference coal common containing cord cube root cubic foot denominate number diameter difference discount divided dividend divisor dollars draft dry measure equal exchange EXPLANATION.-Since expressed factors figures Find the area Find the cost Find the value FORMULA fraction frustum gain gallons given number Hence hundred hundredths improper fractions inches integers interest invested length marked price measure meters metric system miles minuend months Multiply number of terms paid payable payment percentage premium principal profit quotient ratio remainder rods selling price share side slant height sold square subtract sugar surface tens tenths thousandths toises tons Troy Weight units volume weight wheat wide worth WRITTEN EXERCISES yards of cloth

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Page 294 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 139 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...

Page 270 - If a letter is placed after one of greater value, its value is to be added to that of the greater. Thus, XI represents eleven, LX sixty, DC six hundred.

Page 258 - RULE. 1. Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, beginning at the units place.

Page 125 - To divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., it is necessary only to move the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.

Page 275 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 306 - Meter is the base of the system, and is the one tenmillionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to either pole, or 39.37079 inches.

Page 81 - A proper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator.

Page 74 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.

Page 209 - Subtract the given principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the compound interest.