# Army and civil service examination papers in arithmetic

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Page 256 - First Latin Writer, comprising Accidence, the Easier Rules of Syntax illustrated by copious Examples, and Progressive Exercises in Elementary Latin Prose, with Vocabularies. By GL BENNETT, MA , Head-Master of the High School, Plymouth; formerly Assistant-Master at Ruby School.
Page 93 - ... in. What does the product become when expressed in cubic feet, cubic inches, and a fraction of a cubic inch ? 24.
Page 157 - The gross receipts of a railway company in a certain year are apportioned as follows : — 41 per cent. to pay the working expenses, 56 per cent. to give the shareholders a dividend at the rate of 3£ per cent. on their shares, and the remainder, £15,000, is reserved ; find the paid up capital of the company.
Page 17 - If 5 men can perform a piece of work in 12 days of 10 hours each, how many men will perform a piece of work four times as large in a fifth part of the time, if they work the same number of hours in the day, supposing that 2 of the second set can do as much work in an hour as 3 of the first set?
Page 100 - Give the answer in cubic feet, cubic inches, and the fraction of a cubic inch.
Page 30 - Multiply each debt by its term of credit and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts. The quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 1 - ... have determined the LCD of the denominators, each of the fractions must be converted into equivalent fractions having the LCD as a denominator. Rewrite 1 1/6 and 5/16 to have 48 as their denominators.
Page 14 - Ratio is the relation which one quantity bears to another of the same kind, the comparison being made by considering what multiple, part, or parts, one quantity is of the other.
Page 157 - Petersburg a debt of 460 roubles, which must be remitted through Paris ; he pays the requisite sum to his broker at a time when the exchange between London and Paris is 23 francs for £1, and between Paris and St. Petersburg 2 francs for 1 rouble.
Page 100 - Find the additional expense of painting the ceiling at the same rate. 22. A ditch has to be made 360 feet long, 10 feet wide at the top and 3 feet wide at the bottom, the angle of the slope of each side being 45°. Find the number . of cubic yards to be excavated. 23. A circular pond has an area of 346^- square yards. Find to the nearest penny the cost of fencing it round at 4 s.