## The civil service arithmetic. [With] A key. [With] A key, Volume 1 |

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Page 21 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...

Page 69 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction...

Page 129 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 21 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute. 60 Minutes = 1 Hour. 24 Hours = 1 Day. 7 Days = 1 Week. 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month.

Page 244 - As the area of a circle is proportional to the square of its diameter, it follows that the resistances of round conductors are inversely proportional to the squares of their diameters.

Page 160 - Multiply each debt by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts. The quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 262 - If a piece of work can be finished in 45 days by 35 men, and if the men drop off by 7 at a time at the end of every 15 days, how long will it be before the work is finished ? 14.

Page 219 - Find the length of the side of a square whose area is equal to that of a rectangle the sides of which are 94 '28 and 6720 yards.

Page 221 - After a certain number of men had been employed on a piece of work for 24 days, and had half finished it, 16 men more were set on, by which the remaining half was completed in 16 days; how many men were employed at first; and what was the whole expense, at Is.

Page 14 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.