# The Complete Arithmetic: Combining Oral and Written Exercises in a Natural and Logical System of Instruction

Porter & Coates, 1877 - Arithmetic - 342 pages

### Contents

 PREFACE 13 CHAPTER II 48 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 116 CHAPTER VII 129 ciples 184 Applications of Per 195 129 202 Value 208
 Capacity 220 Present Value 243 Equation of Payments 257 Cash Balance 263 CHAPTER XI 269 Similar Surfaces and Vol 281 CHAPTER XIX 318 GENERAL REVIEW 324

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Page 146 - 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 142 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 130 - TABLE. 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny, d. 12 pence = 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings = 1 pound, or sovereign, £. 21 shillings = 1 guinea, G.
Page 302 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 144 - Time. 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 135 - MEASURE 12 inches (in.), .... =1 foot (ft.) 3 feet, ........ =1 yard (yd.) 5 . 5 yards, ....... =1 rod (rd.) 40 rods, ....... =1 furlong (fur.) 8 furlongs, ...... =1 mile (mi.) 1 mi.
Page 130 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 171 - In any proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.
Page 235 - ... 3 per cent. ? 4£ per cent. ? 5 per cent. ? 6 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 7£ per cent. ? 8 per cent.? 9 per cent. ? 10 per cent.
Page 81 - The least common denominator of two or more fractions is the least common multiple of their denominators.