## New Elementary Arithmetic, Embracing Mental and Written Exercises for Beginners: Prepared to Accompany the Mathematical Series of Benjamin Greenleaf |

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acres added Addition amount apples barrel begin bought bushels called cents ciphers cloth coal column common containing convenience cord cost decimal decimal point denominator denoting difference divided dividend Division divisor dollars equal Examples expressed factors feet figures Find five flour four fourths fraction gain gallons given gives horses hundred hundredths inches integer interest land leaves length less Measure MENTAL EXERCISES meters miles million mills minuend minutes mixed number Money months Multiply nine OPERATION ounces paid period pounds prime principal Proof quarters quarts quotient receive Recite the Rule Recite the Table Reduce remainder REVIEW Rule sell seven sheep Sign sold SOLUTION subtract tens tenths thirds thousand thousandths tons units weight whole wood worth write written yards

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Page 139 - 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.

Page 142 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 143 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 151 - To reduce dollars and cents to cents, or dollars, cents, and mills to mills, remove the dollar mark and decimal point.

Page 44 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.

Page 138 - The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of the length by the breadth.

Page 70 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 62 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.

Page 55 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.

Page 141 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, is a cord.