# The Normal Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing a Course of Easy and Progressive Exercises in Elementary Written Arithmetic ; Designed for Primary Schools, and Primary Classes in Common Schools, Graded Schools, Model Schools, Etc

Christopher Sower Company, 1893 - Arithmetic - 213 pages
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### Contents

 PAGE 8 INTRODUCTION 89 Introduction 100 ARITHMETICAL LANGUAGE 129 SECTION II 138 Length Surface Volume 144
 Reduction 154 81 163 COMPOSITION AND FACTORING 172 COMMON FRACTIONS 185 104 191 Copyright

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Page 144 - Square Measure 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. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 141 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 53 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.
Page 103 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 209 - Measures of Weight 10 milligrams (mg) =1 centigram eg 10 centigrams =1 decigram dg 10 decigrams =1 gram g 10 grams =1 dekagram Dg...
Page 147 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 130 - Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor, but if there are not as many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers.
Page 93 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number which is a multiple of each of them ; thus, 12 is the least common multiple of 2, 3, and 4.
Page 205 - The entire metric system of weights and measures is based upon a fundamental nnit called a meter, which is the ten-millionth part of the distance from the equator to the pole, and is the principal unit of linear measure.
Page 130 - If the number of figures in the quotient be less than the excess of the decimal places in the dividend over those in the divisor, the deficiency must be supplied by prefixing ciphers.