# The Illustrative Practical Arithmetic by a Natural Method with Dictation Exercises: For Common Schools, High Schools, Normal Schools, and Academies

Brewer and Tileston, 1871 - Arithmetic - 336 pages

### Contents

 Multiplication 17 Addition 24 Symbols of Operation 42 FRACTIONAL NUMBERS 54 202 66 Discount and Present Worth 237 Compound Interest 243
 Interest Accounts 251 Exchange 260 EVOLUTION 271 MENSURATION 299 67 93 320 103 330

### Popular passages

Page 125 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 160 - 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 155 - Troy weight are weighed gold,* silver, jewels, and all iquors. The denominations are pounds, ounces, pennyweights, and grains. TABLE. 24 grains (grs.) make 1 pennyweight, marked pwt. 20 pennyweights - - 1 ounce, ----- oz. 12 ounces - - - - 1 pound, ----- lb.
Page 166 - TABLE. 4 gills (gi.) - make - - 1 pint, marked pt. 2 pints ------- 1 quart, - - - qt. 4 quarts ------ 1 gallon, - - - gal. 31� gallons ------ 1 barrel, - - - bar.
Page 67 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 168 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every part of which is equally distant from : a point within called the centre ; as AEFGBD.
Page 237 - To find the present worth — Divide the given sum by the amount of \$1 for the given time, and the quotient will be the PRESENT WORTH.
Page 31 - How many days are there in the year, there being in January, 31 days ; in February, 28 ; in March, 31 ; in April, 30 ; in May, 31 ; in June, 30 ; in July, 31 ; in August, 31 ; in September, 30 ; in October, 31 ; in November, 30 ; and in December, 31 ? 93.
Page 167 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 174 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen = 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.