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

American book Company, 1874 - Arithmetic - 420 pages
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### Contents

 NOTATION AND 10 Notation of Decimals 16 English Numeration 22 Adding two columns 30 Finding a Balance 36 DIVISION 54 PRIME AND COMPOS 73 GREATEST COMMON 83
 Compound Interest 266 NOTES PARTIAL 274 KERAGE 297 Stockquotations explained 303 BANKRUPTCY 310 INSURANCE 316 REDUCTION 323 203 325

 COMMON FRACTIONS 89 Division of Decimals 134 Circulating Decimals 141 Addition and Subtraction 148 COMPOUND NUMBERS 170 Reduction of one Denomi 192 INTEREST 213 gitude 226 Interest on Daily Balances 260
 EXCHANGE 332 Averaging Accounts 348 EQUATION 354 Rule of Three 360 ALLIGATION 369 EVOLUTION 375 PROGRESSION 392 ANNUITIES 399 356 418

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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.