The Werner Arithmetic: Oral and Written, Book 3

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American Book Company, 1898 - Arithmetic
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Page 256 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 252 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...
Page 110 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 241 - 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 224 - OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram (eg.) 10 centigrams = 1 decigram (dg.) 10 decigrams = 1 gram (g.) 10 grams = 1 dekagram (Dg...
Page 233 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 205 - The cube root of a number is one of its three equal factors. Thus, 4 is the cube root of 64.
Page 17 - Known numbers, or those that may be known without solving a problem, when not expressed by figures, are usually represented by the first letters of the alphabet; as, a, b, c, d.
Page 196 - Ibs., how much will the half of a solid 5-inch globe weigh, the material being of the same quality ? 291. MAGNITUDES WHICH ARE INVERSELY PROPORTIONAL TO OTHER MAGNITUDES OR TO THE SQUARES OF OTHER MAGNITUDES. EXAMPLE. If 5 men do a piece of work in 16 days, how long will it take 8 men to do a similar piece of work ? OPERATION AND EXPLANATION. It is evident that the time required will be inversely proportional to the number of men employed ; that is, if twice as many men are employed, not twice as...
Page 19 - Lines drawn upon paper or upon the blackboard are not geometrical lines, since they have breadth and thickness. They represent geometrical lines. 25. A straight line is the shortest distance from one point to another point. 26. A curved line changes its direction at every point. 27. A broken line is not straight, but is made up of straight lines. 1. The line AB is a - — . 2. The line CD is a — . 3. The line EF is a — . 4.

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