# The Alexander-Sarratt Arithmetics, Volume 3

Johnson Publishing Company, 1924 - Arithmetic

### Contents

 Fractions 73 Decimal Fractions 90 The Three Problems in Percentage 117 Business Practices 138 Profit and Loss 166 Problems about Electricity 181 Ledger Accounts 206
 The Cost of an Acre of Cotton 354 Chapter IX 366 Interest 373 Investments Insurance and Taxes 395 Kitchen Problems 415 are allowed to assume the responsibility for the noon lunch 416 Copyright

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Page 409 - 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 407 - That there shall be levied, assessed, collected and paid annually upon the entire net income arising or accruing from all sources in the preceding calendar year to every citizen of the United States, whether residing at home or abroad, and to every person residing in the United States, though not a citizen thereof...
Page 410 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year...
Page 409 - 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 409 - LINEAR MEASURE 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5£ yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods . = 1 mile (mi.) 1 mi.
Page 195 - On all matter mailed at the post office from which a rural route starts, for delivery on such route, or mailed at any point on such route for delivery at any other point thereon, or at the office from which the route starts, or on any rural route starting therefrom, and on all matter mailed at a...
Page 302 - Measure 10 millimeters (mm.) — 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters = 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters -1 meter (m.) 10 meters **1 decameter (Dm.) 10 decameters —1 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers - 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers •• 1 myriameter (Mm.) Square Measure 100 square millimeters (sq.
Page 69 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change its value.
Page 410 - Miscellaneous. 12 things = 1 dozen. 12 dozen = 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 things = 1 score.
Page 399 - Dollars, together with interest thereon at the rate of five per cent, per annum, payable semiannually on the first days of January and July of each year upon the presentation and surrender of the annexed interest coupons as they severally become due.