## A Practical Arithmetic |

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PRAC ARITHMETIC Frank Lincoln 1871-1934 Stevens,Adeline T. Chapman B. 1867 Stevens,Tait Butler No preview available - 2016 |

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acre amount apples average barrel base Bordeaux mixture bushel butter fat called carbohydrates carpet cent circumference clover common fractions contains corn stover cost cotton cotton-seed meal Cow-peas crop cube cubic feet cubic foot cubic inches cwts degrees denominate number diameter digestible discount Divide dividend divisor dollars equal EXERCISE expressed factor farm fertilizer figure Find the number foot gain gallon gals grams hundred hundredweight interest on $1 kainit longitude MEASURE miles milk mins minuend months multiply nitrate of soda nitrogen number in column oats ORAL ounces phosphoric acid plant potash potatoes pound problem profit protein quarts quotient ration Reduce remainder rods root seed sells silage silo spraying square Subtract timothy hay tons triangle units weighs wheat wide worth WRITTEN Find yards yield

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Page 371 - 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 375 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year...

Page 160 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 86 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3• A number is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.

Page 102 - 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 158 - 1 Square Chain . sq. ch. 10 Square Chains " 1 Acre A. 640 Acres " 1 Square Mile . . sq. mi. 36 Square Miles (6 miles square)

Page 374 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.

Page 97 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.

Page 60 - To divide by 10, 100, &c., is simply cutting off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.

Page 374 - APOTHECARIES' FLUID MEASURE 60 minims (lt\,) = 1 fluid dram (f 3) 8 fluid drams = 1 fluid ounce (f 3 ) 16 fluid ounces = 1 pint (O) 8 pints = 1 gallon (cong...