C. Scribner's Sons, 1911

### Contents

 PART 1 United States Money 13 Expenditures of a Park Commission 19 Factors Divisors Multiples 46 A Poultry House and Yards 53 The Jefferson School Garden 60 Cubic or Volume Measure 67 Problems about the Panama Canal 74
 Avoirdupois Weight 77 School Kitchen Problems 83 Surface Volume 94 Real Estate Problems 115 Commission 121 Interest 127 Written Exercise 134 Copyright

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Page 88 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 28 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 126 - Veterans Day, November 11; Thanksgiving Day. fourth Thursday in November; Christmas Day. December 25...
Page 64 - At 30r a square yard, find the cost of plastering the walls and ceiling of a room 18 ft.
Page 46 - MISCELLANEOUS TABLE. 12 units make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units " 1 score. 24 sheets of paper " 1 quire. 20 quires " 1 ream. 56 pounds " 1 bushel of corn. 60 pounds " 1 bushel of wheat. 196 pounds " 1 barrel of flour. 200 pounds « { l bari;el, of beef, pork
Page 56 - The area of a trapezoid is equal to one half the product of its altitude and the sum of its bases.
Page 111 - An individual sold two gold pencils, at \$6 each ; on one he gained 20\$, and on the other he lost 20\$. Did he gain or lose, and how much ? 14.
Page 59 - The area of a triangle is equal to one half 'the product of its base and altitude.
Page 63 - How many square yards in the walls and ceiling of a room 21 ft. long, 18 ft. wide, and 9 ft.
Page 26 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.