Problems in Arithmetic: Oral and Written : for Supplementary Or Independent Use in Higher Grades

Front Cover
Benj. H. Sanborn & Company, 1903 - Arithmetic - 152 pages
 

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 10 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 2 - 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 140 - Find the greatest cube in the left group and place its root at the right. Subtract the cube of this root from the left group, and to the remainder annex the next group for a dividend. III. Annex a cipher to the root already found and take three times its square for a trial divisor. Divide the dividend by this trial divisor and place the quotient as the next root figure. IV. Multiply the number last squared by the last root figure and add three times this product and the square of the last root figure...
Page 137 - To find — The Number of Board Feet in a Piece of Lumber. Multiply the product of its length and width in feet by its thickness in inches. (Disregard thickness when it is one inch or less.) 8.
Page 11 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.
Page 134 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on ; always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains ; the last divisor is the greatest common divisor required.
Page 131 - If a map 10 inches wide and 16 inches long is made on a scale of 50 miles to the inch, what is the area in square miles that the map represents?
Page 10 - TABLE. 12 Units = 1 Dozen . . . doz. 12 Dozen = 1 Gross . . . gro. 12 Gross = 1 Great Gross . G. gro. 20 Units = 1 Score . . . sc.
Page 114 - I purchase for $ 5 ? 10. A can do a piece of work in 6 days, B can do it in 7 days. If B's wages are $2.10 per day, how much should A receive per day?

Bibliographic information