## The Western Practical Arithmetic ...: Containing a Great Variety of Exercises, Particularly Adapted to the Currency of the United States: to which is Added a Short System of Book-keeping, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Schools |

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acres addition amount annum answer APPENDIX arithmetic barrels Bought bushels called Cause cents cloth column common compound containing contents cords cost cube root cubic decimal denomination diameter difference divide DIVISION divisor dollars dols Effect equal EXAMPLES EXERCISES factors feet feet long figure four fourths fraction gain gallons give given grains greater half hand hundred inches interest length less mean MEASURE miles minutes months Multiply NOTE operation ounces pecks perches period persons piece pints pounds principal proceed proportion quantity quarters quarts Questions quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder result rods roods RULE share shillings side simple sold solid square root subtract Suppose tens term third thousand tons units weight whole wide yards

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Page 53 - MONEY. 10 mills = 1 cent. 10 cents = 1 dime. 10 dimes = 1 dollar. 10 dollars = 1 eagle.

Page 51 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, February hath twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have thirty-one ; Except in leap year, at which time February's days are twenty-nine.

Page 89 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

Page 60 - Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other.

Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape.

Page 51 - TABLE. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute, min. 60 minutes, " 1 hour, h. 24 hours, " 1 day, da. 7 days, " 1 week, wk. 365 days, " 1 common year, yr. 366 days, " 1 leap year, yr. 12 calendar months,

Page 161 - To find the circumference of a circle when the diameter is given, or the diameter when the circumference is given.

Page 176 - There is a cistern or vat of a cubical form which contains 1331 cubical feet: what are the length, breadth, and depth of it? Ans. each 1 1 feet.

Page 169 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend.

Page 162 - Railroad and transportation companies estimate light freight by the number of cubic feet it occupies ; but heavy freight is estimated...