## Complete Arithmetic: Theoretical and Practical |

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Complete Arithmetic: Theoretical and Practical William G. (William Guy) Peck No preview available - 2012 |

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acres altitude annex barrels base bbls bought bushels called cent ciphers cloth column common fractions compound numbers contains cords cost cube root cubic decimal point denominator difference discount divide dividend division dollars dwts equal equated EXAMPLES EXPLANATION.-Here EXPLANATION.-The feet figure Find the amount Find the interest Find the sum following RULE Frustum gain gallons gals Give the rule given number greatest common divisor hence horses hour hundred hundredths inches least common multiple length long tons MENTAL EXERCISES merchant meters method miles minuend mixed number months multiplicand multiply NOTE.-In NOTE.-The oxen payable payment percentage pound prime factors principles PROBLEMS quotient ratio Reduce remainder REVIEW QUESTIONS sell slant height sold subtract subtrahend TABLE tenths third tons weight whole number worth write yards

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Page 151 - 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 148 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 145 - Time. 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 277 - The square of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.

Page 37 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.

Page 146 - Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5$ yards or 16$ feet = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods or 5280 feet = 1 mile (mi.) Square Measure 144 square inches (sq.

Page 143 - TABLE. 4 farthings (far. or qr.) make 1 penny d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings " 1 pound or sovereign . . £ or sov.

Page 126 - 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 130 - 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.

Page 280 - Add to the trial divisor the figure last found, multiply this complete divisor by the figure of the root found, subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for the next dividend.