## Walton and Holmes's Arithmetics: 1st Book-, Book 4American Book Company, 1909 - Arithmetic |

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acres altitude amount angle ARITH bank barrel base bill bought brokerage bushel carpet cent Change coal commission common fraction contains convex surface cord cubic foot decimal point diameter discount Divide dividend divisor dollars equal EXPLANATION expressed Find the cost Find the interest Find the number Find the total foot gain gallons hundred hundredths hypotenuse Illustrative Example improper fraction indorsed integer least common multiple longitude measure meter minuend mixed number months multiply Oral Exercise paid par value payment poll tax pound premium prod profit quotient receive remainder rhombus rods selling price shares slant height sold square feet square root square yard subtract thousand thousandths triangle Troy weight units weight whole number wide wood write Written Exercise

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Page 189 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 71 - The least common multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that is exactly divisible by each of them.

Page 95 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 146 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 103 - Change the dividend and divisor to fractions having a common denominator, and then divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor. Or, Invert the expression of the divisor and proceed as in multiplication of fractions.

Page 47 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are decimal places in the multiplicand and multiplier, supplying the deficiency, if any, by prefixing ciphers.

Page 184 - 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 146 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Except February alone, To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 96 - Now .} of f- is a compound fraction, whose value is found by multiplying the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.

Page 145 - 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.