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

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Cincinnati, 1917 - Arithmetic
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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.

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