# The New Elementary Arithmetic

Silver, Burdett, 1899 - Arithmetic - 308 pages
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### Contents

 CEAPTER 30 PART II 161 COMMON FRACTIONS 230
 COMPOUND NUMBERS 267 Copyright

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Page 276 - 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 (cd...
Page 273 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 303 - RULE. — Multiply the length (in feet) by the width (in inches) and divide the product by 12 — the result will be the contents in square feet.
Page 257 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are in both multiplicand and multiplier. DIVISION. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off...
Page 268 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 292 - To find a number when a per cent of it is given. 1. 30 is 6 % of what number ? 1 % of the number is \ of 30, which is 5. The number required, or 100 %, is 100 times 5, which is 500. 30 is 6 % of 500. The same result is obtained by dividing the given number by the rate per cent expressed decimally.
Page 240 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 270 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 260 - UNITED STATES MONEY. United States money is the legal currency of the United States. Its denominations are dollars, dimes, cents, and mills.
Page 257 - ... as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number of decimal places in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary.