Modern Commercial Arithmetic

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Powers & Lyons, 1902 - Business mathematics - 299 pages
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Page 79 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 77 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) =1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5\ yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods, or 5280 feet = 1 mile (mi.) SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq.
Page 78 - 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 41 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f...
Page 79 - SURVEYORS' SQUARE MEASURE. 144. This measure is used by surveyors in computing the area or contents of land. TABLE. 625 Square Links (sq. 1. ) make 1 Pole P. 16 Poles " 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 52 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 82 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (). 156.
Page 35 - Similarly, any term may be transposed from one member of an equation to the other by changing its sign.
Page 82 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, All the rest have thirty and one, Except February, which hath twenty-eight alone.
Page 32 - Multiplying or dividing both Dividend and Divisor by the same number does not change the Quotient.

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