## Myers Arithmetic for Grammar Schools |

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Page 165 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 182 - 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 165 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...

Page 166 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 359 - Consequently, a stra1ght line drawn from the vertex of an isosceles triangle to the middle of the base, bisects the angle at the vertex, and is perpendicular to the base.

Page 182 - Measures of Capacity 10 milliliters (ml) =1 centiliter cl 10 centiliters =1 deciliter dl 10 deciliters =1 liter 1 10 liters =1 dekaliter Dl 10 dekaliters =1 hektoliter HI 10 hektoliters =1 kiloliter Kl NOTE — The liter is equal to the volume occupied by 1 cubic decimeter.

Page 180 - Metric system. The metric system is a decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter.

Page 90 - The product of two or more fractions is a fraction whose numerator is the product of the numerators of the given fractions and whose denominator is the product of the denominators of the given fractions.

Page 141 - A decimal fraction, or decimal, is a fraction whose denominator is 10, 100, 1000, or some power of ten, in which the denominator is not written but is indicated by the position of the decimal point. A power of 10 is a number obtained by using 10 as a factor any number of times.

Page 382 - The United States Rule of Partial Payments," which has been made the legal rule by a decision of the Supreme Court of the United States: RULE. — Find the amount of the principal to the time when the payment or the sum of the payments equals or exceeds the interest due; subtract from this amount the payment or the sum of the payments.