# Arithmetic

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### Contents

 Page 1 Addition 6 Short Multiplication 17 Division 23 The COMPOUND RULES 32 Recurring or Circulating 112
 Decimal Fractions of Con 118 Vulgar 124 Weights and Measures 132 Invoices and Accounts 139 Greatest Common Measure 145 Addition 154

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Page 169 - Square Measure 144 square inches = 1 square foot 9 square feet = 1 square yard 30£...
Page 170 - Dry Measure 2 pints 1 quart 8 quarts 1 peck 4 pecks 1 bushel...
Page 49 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.
Page 151 - If twelve men can dig a trench 15 yards long and 4 broad in 3 days of 12 hours each, in how many days of 9 hours each can 8 men dig a trench 20 yards long and 8 broad ? 22.
Page 78 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.
Page 85 - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be both multiplied or both divided by the same number, the value of the fraction is not altered.
Page 169 - LENGTH. 12 inches = 1 foot •* 3 feet • = 1 yard 5\ yards = 1 pole or perch 40 poles = 1 furlong 8 furlongs = 1 mile 3 miles = 1 league...
Page 27 - Art. 445 that a number is divisible by 11 when the difference between the sum of the digits in the odd places and the sum of the digits in the even places is divisible by 11.
Page 103 - When multiplying decimals, remember that the number of decimal places in the product must be equal to the sum of the number of decimal places in the numbers being multiplied.
Page 170 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...