An Advanced Arithmetic: For High Schools, Normal Schools and Academies

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Ginn & Company, 1898 - Arithmetic - 400 pages
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Page 158 - 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 314 - Multiply the complete divisor by the second figure of the root, subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for a new dividend.
Page 147 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 297 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 96 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3. 5. A number is divisible by 9 (32) if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9. 6. A number is divisible by 5 if its last digit is either 5 or 0.
Page 163 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, All the rest have thirty-one Excepting February alone : Which hath but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 68 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the Circumference, all points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the Centre.
Page 219 - That is, in any proportion either extreme is equal to the product of the means divided by the other extreme ; and either mean is equal to the product of the extremes divided by the other mean.
Page 58 - The meter was intended to be one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the north pole, but more careful measurements show that this distance is 10,001,887 meters.
Page 398 - This loss or drop due to resistance is directly proportional to the length of the conductor, and inversely proportional to its area of cross-section.

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