# Hamilton's Standard Arithmetic: Book One-three, Book 3

Cincinnati, 1917 - Arithmetic
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### Contents

 Notation and Numeration 8 Subtraction 15 Business Practices 22 value 23 CHAPTER II 31 Review of Decimal Fractions 47 Reduction 60 Operations with Denomi 98
 Graphical Problems 161 Farm Problems 167 Household Problems 176 Tests for Accuracy and Speed 183 106 194 Pyramids and Cones 196 Bins and Tanks 243 Tests for Accuracy and Speed 256

 United States Postal Rates 105 Market Gardening 113 Saving Money 124 Promissory Notes 131 Partial Payments of Prom 137 Banks and Banking 139 Measurements 153
 Interpretation of Problems 263 means of figures 267 244 369 Fire Insurance i 213224 xiii 301 xix Copyright

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Page 363 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Page 365 - 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 234 - 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 7 - Arithmetic is the science of numbers, and the art of computing by them.
Page 19 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 106 - Parcels weighing four ounces or less are mailable at the rate of one cent for each ounce or fraction of an ounce, regardless of distance. Parcels weighing more than four ounces are mailable at the pound rates shown in the following table, a fraction of a pound being considered a full pound : Up to 50 Ibs.
Page 366 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty-eight; and one day more "We add to it one year in four.
Page 15 - The minuend is the number from which we subtract ; the subtrahend is the number subtracted; and the difference or remainder is the result of the subtraction.
Page 26 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change its value.
Page 17 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.