The Common School Arithmetic ...

Taggard and Thompson, 1868 - Arithmetic - 312 pages
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Contents

 Definitions 7 English Money 59 Cloth Measure 66 Ratio 80 GENERAL PRINCIPLES 82 131 92 General Principles of Fractions 93 Fraction Divided by an Integer 99
 Fraction Divided by a Fraction 107 To Reduce a Fraction of a Higher 113 MISCELLANEOUS 181 84 191 Application of Cube Root 242 171 275 172 282

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Page 77 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 78 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 312 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.
Page 78 - TABLE. 60 Seconds (sec.) make 1 Minute, m. 60 Minutes " 1 Hour, h. 24 Hours " 1 Day, d. 7 Days " 1 Week, wk. 4 Weeks
Page 44 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 69 - Measure is used in measuring length and distance. TABLE. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot, ft. 3 feet = 1 yard, yd. 5£ yards, or 16£ feet = 1 rod, rd. 40 rods = 1 furlong, fur.
Page 312 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 205 - RULE. Divide the given interest by the interest of the principal, for the given time, at 1 per cent., and the quotient will be the rate.
Page 76 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 38 - RULE. Multiply the multiplicand by one of the factors of the multiplier, and that product by another factor, and so on until all the factors in the set have been taken ; the last product will be the true product.