# Lippincott's Practical Arithmetic: Embracing the Science and Practical Applications of Numbers

J.B. Lippincott, 1899 - Arithmetic - 437 pages
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### Contents

 PART I 1 Multiplication 36 Properties of Numbers 71 PAGE 75 Common Divisors 80 Mensuration 82 Review 90 Subtraction 104
 Review 118 Decimal Fractions 125 Of Volume 168 Percentage 208 Domestic Exchange 283 Proportionate Parts 296 Averages 302 Evolution 310

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Page 183 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 183 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 51 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 164 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 22 - January 31, February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, December 31.
Page 169 - 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...
Page 335 - 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 405 - Specific Gravity. The specific gravity of a substance is the ratio of the weight of the substance to the weight of the...
Page 157 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (£). 156.
Page 180 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES