# The Alvord and Davis Drill and Problem Book in Arithmetic: For Fifth to Eighth Grades

H.E. Reed, Publisher, 1914 - Arithmetic - 234 pages

### Contents

 Roman Notation and Numeration 1 Subtraction 1112 11 Division 1821 18 Prime Factors 26 Fractions 3254 32 Aliquot Parts 5556 55 Bills 7374 73 Percentage 114128 114
 Profit and Loss 129132 129 Trade Discount 136139 136 Taxes 144146 144 Stocks and Bonds 160164 160 Evolution 168171 168 Tables of Denominate Numbers 182184 182 Examinations 194200 194

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Page 180 - 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 181 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...
Page 180 - Linear Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5...
Page 181 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 180 - 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 182 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 175 - How much will it cost to plaster the walls and ceiling of a room 16 ft. 3' long, 14 ft. 2
Page 168 - How long must a ladder be to reach a window 15 ft. high, if the foot of the ladder is 8 feet from the house? 14.
Page 27 - ... 7. Find the least number which divided by 6, by 8, and by 9, gives in every case a remainder of 4. 8. What is meant by a common multiple ? By a common divisor ? Give an example of each. 9. The four sides of my garden are 168 ft. 288 ft. 192 ft. and 252 ft. respectively ; what is the length of rails that I can use in fencing it, without cutting any of them ? 10. A grocer gave 153 barrels of flour worth \$9 a barrel for 81 barrels of sugar containing 170 pounds each. What was the cost of the sugar...
Page 182 - Counting 12 units = 1 dozen (doz.) 12 dozen = 1 gross (gr.) 12 gross = 1 great gross 20 units = 1 score Paper 24 sheets = 1 quire 20 quires = 1 ream 2 reams = 1 bundle 5 bundles = 1 bale.