# New Practical Arithmetic: In which the Science and Its Applications are Simplified by Induction and Analysis : Prepared to Accompany the Mathematical Series of Benjamin Greenleaf

Leach, Shewell, and Sanborn, 1876 - Arithmetic - 360 pages
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### Contents

 WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 7 BILLS AND INVOICES 73 MULTIPLICATION BY FACTORS 83 LEAST COMMON MULTIPLE 91 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 127 EXERCISES IN ANALYSIS 142 REDUCTION 153 PRACTICE 159
 PROFIT AND Loss 229 COMPOUND PROPORTION 236 EQUATION OF PAYMENTS 242 SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 248 EXCHANGE 255 REVIEW EXERCISES 261 SPHERES 268 124 272

 PERCENTAGE 188 COMMISSION AND BROKERAGE 195 PARTIAL PAYMENTS 197 73 206 76 212
 MEDIAL PROPORTION 274 ARITHMETICAL SERIES 280 EXERCISES IN ANALYSIS 287 Copyright

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Page 141 - 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 144 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 93 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 143 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 310 - The areas of circles are to each other as the squares of their diameters.
Page 138 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES
Page 106 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Page 83 - Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so on, until there is no remainder; the last divisor will be the greatest common divisor.
Page 226 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 81 - 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.