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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913 - Arithmetic - 132 pages

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Page 15 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 26 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 28 - 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 118 - Divide the continued product of the mean effective pressure in pounds per square inch, the length of the stroke in feet,, the area of the piston in square inches, and the number of strokes per minute, by 33,000 ; the result will be the horsepower.
Page 30 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units
Page 33 - Write the remaining numbers in a horizontal line, and divide by any prime number that will exactly divide two or more of them, placing the quotients and the undivided numbers in a line beneath.
Page 115 - 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 87 - ... 9,801; with three figures 999, and 999' = 998,001; with four figures 9,999, and 9,999' = 99,980,001, etc. In each of the above it will be noticed that the square of the number contains just twice as many figures as the number. In order to find the square root of a number, the first step is to find how many figures there will be in the root. This is done by pointing off the number into periods of two figures each, beginning at the right.
Page 19 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 26 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq.

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