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

Leach, Shewell, and Sanborn, 1876 - Arithmetic - 224 pages

### Contents

 NOTATION 18 SUBTRACTION 33 MULTIPLICATION 43 DIVISION 54 FACTORING 80 ANALYSIS 86 REDUCTION 95 SUBTRACTION 101
 SURFACE MEASURE 138 CIRCULAR MEASURE 145 COMPOUND NUMBERS 159 PERCENTAGE 173 PROFIT AND LOSS 179 BANK DISCOUNT 186 METRIC SYSTEM 195 DICTATION EXERCISES 201

 DIVISION 109 QUESTIONS FOR ANALYSIS 115 REVIEW 131

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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.