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12 cents 25 per cent acres add 9 added amount Analysis apples barrel bill bought boxes boys bushel called centimeters cents apiece common contained cord cost cows cube root cubic decimeters denominator difference dimes discount divide divisor dollars double dozen earn equal factors farmer feet flour follows fourth fraction gain gallons give given gram greater grocer half hence horse hour hundredths inches interest kilometer kilos leaves length less liter Measure merchant meters metric miles months multiply NOTE oranges paid pears persons piece pounds principal profit quarts receive Reduce remainder result rods rows sell shillings side sold square root subtract tens tenths third tons traveled trees twice units weeks weight whole wide wishes wood worth yards
Page 83 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (£). 156.
Page 83 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES
Page 84 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.
Page 83 - A Cord of wood is a pile 8 ft. long, 4 ft. wide, and 4 ft. high ; for 8 x 4 x 4 = 128.
Page 84 - The terms folio, quarto, octavo, duodecimo, etc., indicate the number of leaves into which a sheet of paper is folded. A sheet folded in 2 leaves is called a Folio.
Page 152 - If 4 men can do a piece of work in 6 days, how long will it take 12 men to do the same work?
Page 44 - The least common multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 30 is the least common multiple of 10 and 15.
Page 83 - Square Measure is used in measuring surfaces, as of land, boards, plastering, etc. The denominations are square inches, square feet, square yards, square rods, and square miles. 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq.ft.). 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.). 30J square yards = 1 square rod (sq.