John C. Winston Company, 1920 - Arithmetic - 313 pages

Contents

 NUMBER 1 MEASURING LAND 7 1 22 LEGAL WEIGHTS OF A BUSHEL IN POUNDS 33 SPECIAL WORKING UNITS 41 COMPOUND AND COMPLEX FRACTIONS 50 TRANSPOSITION IN FIGURING WAGES 59 MENSURATION 65
 PART VIII 7 LONGITUDE AND TIME 6 THE INTERNATIONAL DATE LINE 16 FOREIGN MONEY 23 POWERS AND ROOTS 31 81 32 41 41 SOLVING EQUATIONS ADDING AND SUBTRACTING 47

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Page 84 - 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 18 - Measures of Length. 10 millimeters (mm.) 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters 1 meter (m.) 10 meters 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters 1 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1181.
Page 157 - The number thus added to itself, or the number to be multiplied, is called the multiplicand. The number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be taken, or the number by which we multiply, is called the multiplier.
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Page 37 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (pwt.) 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces ... 1 pound (Ib.) Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, precious stones, etc. APOTHECARIES
Page 48 - We have seen in the preceding exercise that we may divide both the numerator and the denominator of a fraction by the same number without changing the value of the fraction.