Heath's Complete Practical Arithmetic

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D.C. Heath & Company, 1901 - Arithmetic - 451 pages
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Page 181 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.
Page 137 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 137 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 138 - TABLE. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight, (pwt.) 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce, (oz.) 12 ounces =1 pound. (Ib.) Apothecaries' Weight is used in compounding medicines.
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...
Page 311 - The square of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 258 - THE UNITED STATES RULE. Find the amount of the principal to the time when the payment, or sum of the payments, equals or exceeds the interest.
Page 90 - Such expressions are sometimes called compound fractions. 178. To multiply a fraction by a fraction, multiply the numerators together for the numerator of the product and the denominators for the denominator of the product.
Page 140 - Circular Measure. 60 seconds (") 1 minute, 60 minutes (') 1 degree, 360 degrees () 1 circle.
Page 192 - Measures of Length 10 millimeters (mm) =1 centimeter cm 10 centimeters =1 decimeter dm 10 decimeters =1 meter m 10 meters =1 dekameter Dm 10 dekameters =1 hektometer Hm 10 hektometers =1 kilometer Km...

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