# Bradbury's Eaton's Practical Arithmetic: Combining Oral and Written Exercises

Thompson, Brown, 1879 - Arithmetic - 374 pages

### Contents

 Definitions 1 Addition 8 Subtraction 26 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS pp 6072 60 Greatest Common Divisor 72 Definitions 101 Numeration of Decimals 102 Division of Decimals 109 Definitions 134
 177 217 Problems in Interest 224 SIMPLE PROPORTION 237 MENSURATION pp 254268 254 MISCELLANEOUS ORAL EXAMPLES 269 Practical Examples 281 Notation and Numeration 304 Contractions in Multiplication 334

### Popular passages

Page 106 - 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 39 - If the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend which is left is called the REMAINDER.
Page 34 - The GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without remainder ; thus, 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 30.
Page 110 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 104 - Linear Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet...
Page 112 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 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.
Page 89 - In the metric system, the unit of length is the meter, which is one ten-millionth of the distance from the Equator to the North Pole.
Page 229 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 105 - ... 640 acres = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) = 1 acre (A.) = 1 square mile (sq. mi.) Square measure is used in measuring surfaces.
Page 227 - The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base and its height: A = bx h.