## A Higher Arithmetic |

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acres amount annex Arithmetic balance base bill bought bushels called cash cents ciphers circulating decimal common denominator common fraction compound interest compound number contained cost cube cube root cubic decimal places decimal point diameter difference discount divide dividend division dollars equal equivalent exchange factors Federal Money feet figures find the interest frac gallon given number gold greatest common divisor Hence hundred hundredths improper fraction inches integer least common multiple lower denominations lowest terms miles mills minuend mixed number months multiplicand multiply number of days number of terms paid par value payable payment percentage pound PRACTICE prime principal profit proper fraction quotient ratio reduce remainder repetend RULE sold square root subtract subtrahend Table tenths third thousand thousandths units worth Write yards

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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.