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

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

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