## A Higher Arithmetic: Upon the Basis of the Works of Geo. R.Perkins |

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according acre adding allowed amount annually average balance bank base bill bonds bought bushels called cash cents ciphers commission common compound contained cost cube decimal denominator difference discount divide dividend division divisor dollars equal Example exchange expressed factors feet figures five four fraction given gold greater half Hence hundred hundredths inches increased insured integer interest invested July length less loss mean measure method miles months multiply obtained operation paid payable payment percentage person pound PRACTICE present principal proceeds profit Prove quotient Reader received reduce remainder result root RULE selling shares side simple sold square subtract Table tens term third thousand units whole worth Write written yards yield

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Page 179 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.

Page 22 - L, fifty; C, one hundred; D, five hundred ; M, one thousand.

Page 183 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...

Page 378 - RULE. 1. Separate the given number into periods of two figures, each, beginning at the units place.

Page 129 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.

Page 181 - 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 344 - Multiply each payment by the time before it becomes due, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments : the quotient will be the mean time.

Page 185 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 135 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.