## The New Elementary Arithmetic |

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12 cents 12 feet 12 inches 25 cents 50 cents 9 cents 9 tens acres Article barrels of flour board foot bought bushels cents a pound cents a quart cents a yard ciphers circle common fraction contains cost cubic feet cubic foot cubic inches denominations dimes dividend divisor dollar dozen Draw DRY MEASURE earn eight feet long feet wide figure which stands Find the sum gain gallons greatest common divisor hundred hundredths inches long inches wide integers measure melon miles minuend MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS month Multiply numbers ending oranges ounces paid pairs pecks pints prime factors Read the number receive Reduce remainder selling slate sold square feet square inches square miles square yards Subtract ten-thousandths tenths thousand thousandths Three Tens units week Write the figures yards of cloth yards of ribbon

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Page 276 - 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 270 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...

Page 303 - RULE. — Multiply the length (in feet) by the width (in inches) and divide the product by 12 — the result will be the contents in square feet.

Page 255 - RULE. I. Write the subtrahend under the minuend, so that units of the same denomination shall stand under each other.

Page 268 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.

Page 240 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 292 - To find a number when a per cent of it is given. 1. 30 is 6 % of what number ? 1 % of the number is \ of 30, which is 5. The number required, or 100 %, is 100 times 5, which is 500. 30 is 6 % of 500. The same result is obtained by dividing the given number by the rate per cent expressed decimally.

Page 279 - TABLE. 60 seconds (sec.) — 1 minute, min. 60 minutes = 1 hour, h. 24 hours = 1 day, d.

Page 260 - UNITED STATES MONEY. United States money is the legal currency of the United States. Its denominations are dollars, dimes, cents, and mills.

Page 273 - 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.