## Bradbury's Practical Arithmetic: Combining Oral and Written Exercises |

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Page 136 - 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 142 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score. PAPER. 24 sheets = 1 quire. 20 quires = 1 ream. 2 reams = 1 bundle. 5 bundles = 1 bale.

Page 39 - If the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend which is left is called the Remainder.

Page 32 - Add these partial products and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are in the multiplicand, and the result will be tlie true product.

Page 64 - The GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without remainder ; thus, 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 30.

Page 134 - LINEAR MEASURE 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.). 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.). 5J yards or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.).

Page 135 - ... 1 square foot (sq. ft.) = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) = 1 acre (A.) = 1 square mile (sq. mi.) = 1 section (sec.) = 1 square (sq.) TABLES OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES Cubic Measure.

Page 77 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 119 - In the metric system, the unit of length is the meter, which is one ten-millionth of the distance from the Equator to the North Pole.

Page 140 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one. Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.