# A Mental Arithmetic

D. Appleton & Company, 1882 - Arithmetic - 168 pages
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### Contents

 cordial a reception as has been so kindly extended to the other 17 CHAPTER FIRST 13 CHAPTER THIRD 28 CHAPTER FIFTH 38 CHAPTER SIXTH 72
 CHAPTER EIGHTH 89 CHAPTER TENTH 117 INTEREST 127 CHAPTER THIRTEENTH DISCOUNT 140 CHAPTER FIFTEENTH 150

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Page 48 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...
Page 43 - AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, oz. 16 Ounces " 1 Pound, Ib. 25 Pounds „ " 1 Quarter, qr. 4 Quarters " 1 Hundred-weight, cwt. 20 Hundred-weight
Page 47 - 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 140 - THE ORTHOEPIST : A Pronouncing Manual, containing about Three Thousand Five Hundred Words, including a Considerable Number of the Names of Foreign Authors, Artists, etc.. that are often mispronounced. By ALFRED AYRES.
Page 46 - Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30-J- square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 50 - TABLE. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute, min. 60 minutes " 1 hour, h. 24 hours " 1 day da. 7 days " 1 week, wk. 365 days " 1 common year,. . .yr. 366 days " 1 leap year, yr. 12 calendar months
Page 49 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 143 - D. RICKOFF. Designed to make learning to read a pleasant pastime. Designed to cultivate the observing powers of children. Designed to teach the first steps of reading in the right way. Designed to train the mind of the child by philosophical methods. Designed to furnish the primary classes with a variety of interesting occupations in school-hours. Every step in advance is in a logical order of progression and development. Pictures, objects, and things are employed, rather than abstract rules and...
Page 45 - LONG MEASURE. 12 inches (in.) make 1 foot, ft. 3 feet "1 yard, yd.
Page 134 - The object of these primers is to convey information in such a manner as to make it both intelligible and interesting to very young pupils, and so to discipline their minds as to incline them to more systematic after-studies. They are not only an aid to the pupil, but to the teacher, lightening the task of each by an agreeable, easy, and natural method of instruction.