# Rural Arithmetic

American Book Company, 1916 - Agricultural mathematics - 288 pages

### Contents

 Fundamental Operations 7 Measurements 15 Percentage 21 Ratio 27 Parcel Post 34 Labor Machinery and Crops 44 Depreciation of Machinery 58 Feeding Problems 74
 Tests for Knowledge and Accuracy 137 Building Problems 153 74 164 General Business Problems 172 Tests for Knowledge and Accuracy 200 Mensuration 221 78 232 Miscellaneous Applications 233

 34 103 Farm Records and Accounts 109 48 113 63 122 Light Fuel and Water 128
 Tests for Accuracy and Speed 240 One Hundred Proficiency Questions 261 94 266 Tables for Reference 267 Copyright

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Page 226 - 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 268 - United States Money 10 mills = 1 cent (*) 10 cents = 1 dime 10 dimes = 1 dollar (\$) 10 dollars = 1 eagle...
Page 268 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty-eight; and one day more "We add to it one year in four.
Page 34 - Parcels weighing more than 8 ounces, containing books, seeds, plants, etc., parcels of miscellaneous printed matter weighing more than 4 pounds, and all other parcels of...
Page 267 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard 128 cubic feet...
Page 233 - Specific gravity. The specific gravity of a substance is the ratio of its weight to the weight of an equal volume of water.
Page 267 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Page 268 - Number. 12 units — 1 dozen (doz.). 12 dozen = 1 gross (gro.). 12 gross =• 1 great gross. 20 units — 1 score.
Page 246 - How much will it cost to plaster the walls and ceiling of a room 16 ft. 3' long, 14 ft. 2