## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of Numbers in Connection with Concise Analytic and Synthetic Methods of Solution, and Designed as a Complete Text-book on this Science for Common Schools and Academies |

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acres added amount ANALYSIS bank barrels bought bushels called capital cent ciphers cloth column common common divisor compound contained cords cost cube cubic currency decimal denominator difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE explanation expressed factors feet figure five four fourth fraction gain gallons Give given given number gold greater greatest hand Hence hundred inches interest invested least common length less loss measure merchant metres miles mills months Multiply NOTE obtain OPERATION paid payment period person pounds principal proceeds proportion purchase quantity quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder result rods root RULE sell share side simple sold square subtract tens term third thousand units weight whole wide worth write yards

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Page 200 - X 5'" = 20"'". Hence the RULE. I. Write the several terms of the multiplier under the corresponding terms of the multiplicand. II. Multiply each term of the multiplicand by each term of the multiplier...

Page 48 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 167 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 173 - A ship during 4 days' storm at sea changed her longitude 397 geographical miles ; how many degrees and minutes did she change ? Ans. 6° 37'. 208. IN COUNTING. 12 units or things make. ... 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great .gross. 20 units

Page 73 - 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 347 - That from and after the passage of this act, it shall be lawful throughout the United States of America to employ the weights and measures of the Metric System ; and no contract, or dealing, or pleading in any court, shall be deemed invalid or liable to objection, because the weights or measures expressed or referred to therein are weights or measures of the Metric System.

Page 165 - 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 104 - Multiply together the numerators for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.

Page 169 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 282 - Quantities are said to be in continued proportion when the first is to the second, as the second is to the third, as the third to the fourth ; and so on.