## New Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises for Beginners : Prepared to Accompany the Mathematical Series of Benjamin Greenleaf by the Editor of "New Practical Arithmetic," "New Elementary Algebra," Etc., in the Series |

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acres annexing apples barrels of flour bought bushels bushels of wheat centimeters cents a pound ciphers column common denominator common fraction complete quotient Compound Number containing cost cubic feet Decimal Fraction decimal point denoting divided dividend Division divisor dollars Dry Measure eight equal Examples Explain the operation four fourths gallons given number halves hectoliters hundred-weight hundredths improper fraction integer Measure MENTAL EXERCISES meters miles mills minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply number expressed oranges ounces paid pennyweights pints prime factors quarts quotient Recite the Rule Recite the Table Reduce Reduction Ascending remainder REVIEW seven sheep sold SOLUTION square miles square rods subtract subtrahend ten-thousands tens tenths thirds thousand thousandths tons of coal Troy Weight United States Money whole number worth Write the numbers WRITTEN EXERCISES yards of cloth

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Page 139 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 138 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 135 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq.

Page 137 - 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 40 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.

Page 134 - Hence, The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of the length by the breadth.

Page 81 - Divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.

Page 66 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 121 - RULE. — Write the less number under the greater, so that figures of the same decimal place shall stand in the same column. Subtract as in whole numbers, and point off the remainder as in addition of decimals.

Page 125 - QQ223 ^e divisor is -0^i the quotient must be one hundred times as large, and .00023 multi.023 plied by 100, by removing the point two orders to the right, gives .023. Therefore, the quotient of .00115 divided by .05 is .023. Rule. — Divide as in integers, and point off as many figures for decimals in the quotient as the number of decimal figures in the dividend exceeds that in the divisor, supplying the deficiency, if any, by prefixing ciphers ; or, What is the dividend equal to?