The Werner Arithmetic: Oral and Written. Book III--parts I and II, Volume 3

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Werner School Book Company, 1898 - Arithmetic - 256 pages
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Page 254 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 249 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 231 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 108 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 99 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 94 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 222 - OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram (eg.) 10 centigrams = 1 decigram (dg.) 10 decigrams = 1 gram (g.) 10 grams = 1 dekagram (Dg...
Page 219 - Measures of Length 10 millimeters (mm.) = 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters = 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters = 1 meter (m.) 10 meters = 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters = 1 hektometer (Hm.) 10 hektometers = 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers = 1 myriameter (Mm.) Measures of Surface 100 sq.
Page 219 - Pupils must learn to think of quantity in metric units. 319. All units in the metric system of measures and weights are derived from the primary unit known as the meter. When the length of the primary unit of this system was determined it was supposed to be one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the pole. A pendulum that vibrates seconds is nearly one meter long.* In the names of the derived units of this system the prefix deka means 10; hekto means 100; kilo means 1000; myria means...
Page 17 - Quantities, or those whose values are given, when not expressed by figures, are usually represented by the first letters of the alphabet, as a, b, c.

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