## New Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises, for Beginners |

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acres added Addition amount annexing barrel begin bought bushels called cent centimeters ciphers coal column containing cord cost cubic feet decimal decimal point denominator denoting difference divided dividend Division divisor dollars equal Examples EXERCISES expressed factors feet figures Find five foot four fourth fraction gain gallons given gives grains higher hundred hundredths inches integer interest land leaves length loss Measure MENTAL meters miles mills minutes mixed number months Multiply nine OPERATION ounces paid pints pounds principal quarters quarts quotient receive Recite the Rule Recite the Table Reduce remainder REVIEW Rule seconds sell seven signs sold SOLUTION square square rods subtract tens tenths third thousand thousandths tons units weight whole wide wood worth write written yards

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Page 146 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 143 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.

Page 145 - 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 147 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 48 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.

Page 74 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 66 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.

Page 145 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, is a cord.

Page 155 - To reduce dollars and cents to cents, or dollars, cents, and mills to mills, remove the dollar mark and decimal point.

Page 42 - Place the less number under the greater, so that units of the same order shall stand in the same column.