The New Everyday Arithmetic, Book 3

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Page 407 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year (yr.) 366 days = 1 leap year 12 months (mo.) = 1 year 10 years = 1 decade 10 decades or \ , , , „ , 1=1 century (cen. or U.) 100 years / J v ' Thirty days has September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 415 - A pyramid (Fig. 54) is a solid whose base is a polygon and whose sides are triangles uniting at a common point, called the vertex.
Page 415 - Promissory note. A promissory note is a written promise to pay a specified sum of money at a stated time.
Page 407 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...
Page 408 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (). 156.
Page 414 - The maker of a check, draft, or note is the person who signs it. Maturity. The date of maturity of a note is the date on which it becomes due and must be paid. Means. The means of a proportion are the two mifldle terms.
Page 416 - A stock company is a body ot persons authorized by law to issue and sell stock in order to secure money for the purpose of carrying on a certain kind of business. Stock exchange. A stock exchange is a market where stocks and bonds are bought and sold by brokers. Stockholder. A stockholder is a person owning one or more shares of stock. Straight angle. A straight angle is an angle of 180 degrees. Subtraction. Subtraction is the process of finding the difference between two numbers. Subtrahend. A subtrahend...
Page 265 - 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 352 - The water from the irrigation ditches is turned on to the land only as needed and those using the water pay for the amount used. The quantity used is commonly measured by the "second-foot" and the "acre-foot." 2 A second-foot is one cubic foot of running water passing a given point in one second. An acre-foot is the volume of water required to cover one acre of land to the depth of one foot. *1. Prove that an acre-foot is equal to 43,560 cu. ft. of water. *2. Show that a second-foot of water, running...
Page 410 - OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram (eg.) 10 centigrams = 1 decigram (dg.) 10 decigrams = 1 gram (g.) 10 grams = 1 dekagram (Dg...

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