A Practical Arithmetic
Ginn, 1897 - Arithmetic - 413 pages
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acres added amount average barrel base beginning bought bushels called cents Change coal common compound contains cords cube cubic decimal denominator diameter difference discount divide dividend division divisor dollars equal EXERCISE expressed factors feet field figures Find the cost Find the number five foot four fraction gain gallons given Hence hold hundred inches integral interest June length measure meter miles million months Multiply nine paid payment piece pounds principal quarts quotient ratio receive rectangular Reduce remainder rods root rule selling shares sides sold SOLUTION square subtract surface tens term third thousand tons units volume weighs whole wide wood worth write WRITTEN yards
Page 361 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 150 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 345 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 276 - ... is equal to the square root of the difference of the squares of the hypotenuse and the other side.
Page 162 - 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 163 - 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.
Page 109 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the given numerator.
Page 274 - 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 255 - 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 89 - In this and the following examples, answers to the nearest hundredth are sufficiently correct. 11. A cubic foot of platinum, the heaviest substance known, weighs 1365 pounds. A cubic foot of water weighs 62.5 pounds. How many times as heavy as water is platinum ? 12. How many times as heavy as water is common sand, a cubic foot of sand weighing 103 pounds ? 13. Granite is 2.72 times as heavy as water. Find the weight of a cubic foot of granite. 14. Wrought iron is 7.77 times as heavy as water. Find...