## An Academic Arithmetic for Academies, High and Commercial Schools |

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60 days altitude annual annuity arithmetical progression avoirdupois base bought bushels cents a square ciphers common fraction compound interest cone contained cube root cubic foot decimal point denominator diameter digits discount Divide dividend divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES exchange Express Find the amount Find the cost Find the G. C. D. Find the interest focal date following RULE frustum gain gallons geometrical progression greatest common divisor Hence hypotenuse interest being compounded invested July lateral area least common multiple merchant meter miles minuend months multiply number of days partner's share payable pounds premium present worth principal proportional pyramid quotient radius ratio remainder result right triangle sells Sept side sight draft simple interest slant height sold specific gravity square root Subtracting tank units volume weighs whole number

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Page 99 - 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 102 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units

Page 98 - 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 99 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.

Page 128 - Volume 1,000 cubic millimeters (mm3) =1 cubic centimeter cm3 1,000 cubic centimeters =1 cubic decimeter dm3 1,000 cubic decimeters =1 cubic meter m3 Measures of Capacity 10 milliliters (ml) =1 centiliter cl 10 centiliters =1 deciliter dl 10 deciliters =1 liter 1 10 liters =1 dekaliter Dl 10 dekaliters =1 hektoliter HI 10 hektoliters =1 kiloliter Kl NOTE — The liter is equal to the volume occupied by 1 cubic decimeter.

Page 57 - Multiply the numerators together for the numerator of the product, and the denominators together for the denominator of the product.

Page 158 - PERIPHERY of a circle is its entire bounding line ; or it is a curved line, all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.

Page 9 - The number to be subtracted is called the Subtrahend. The number from which the subtrahend is to be subtracted is called the Minuend. The result is called the Remainder or Difference. 21. The symbol —, read "minus" or "less,

Page 192 - The first and fourth terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the second and third terms, the means. Thus, in the foregoing proportion, 8 and 3 are the extremes and 4 and 6 are the means.

Page 167 - A Sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.