# 1001 Questions and Answers on Arithmetic

Burrows brothers Company, 1885 - Arithmetic - 161 pages
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### Contents

 Introductory 7 Multiplication 19 Properties of Numbers 28 Common Fractions 34 Decimal Fractions 43 Circulating Decimals 49
 Longitude and Time 74 Percentage 83 Taxes Duties etc 93 Interest 99 Miscellaneous 109 Metric System 126

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Page 55 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes =� 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Page 43 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 113 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 103 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 51 - 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 25 - Divide the greater number by the less, and then divide the divisor by the remainder, and continue to divide the last divisor by the last remainder until nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought.
Page 115 - 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 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1181.
Page 49 - Liquid Measure 4 gills 1 pint 2 pints 1 quart 4 quarts 1 gallon 31...
Page 27 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the given numerator.
Page 25 - Place the numbers on the same line, and divide by any prime number that will divide two or more of them without a remainder, and set down in a line below, the quotients and the undivided numbers.