An Elementary Intellectual Arithmetic: Containing Numerous Original Contractions in Multiplication

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Hickling, Swan & Brown, 1855 - Arithmetic - 160 pages
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Page 83 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 105 - Both terms of a fraction may be divided by the same number without changing the value of the fraction.
Page 79 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (). 156.
Page 80 - Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, and precious stones. TABLE. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (dwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.).
Page 80 - TABLE. 10 mills (m) . . =1 cent . ct. 10 cents . . =1 dime . d. 10 dimes . . =1 dollar . $. 10 dollars . . =1 eagle . E. I.
Page 71 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 83 - SQUARE MEASURE. 144 square inches (sq. in.) make 1 square foot, sq. ft. 9 square feet " 1 square yard, sq. yd. 30| square yards " 1 square rod, P. 40 square rods
Page 34 - The number below the line is called the denominator, and shows into how many parts the number or thing is divided. The number above the line is called the numerator, and shows how many parts are expressed by the fraction.
Page 26 - If two men start from the same place, and travel the same way, one at the rate of 3 miles an hour, and the other at the rate of...
Page 105 - The ratio between two numbers is simply their numerical relationship expressed as the quotient of the first divided by the second. Thus the ratio of 6 to 3 is 2 ; of 1.2 to 3 is .4; of 4 to 5 is .8, etc.

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