# Preston-Stevens Standard Arithmetic, Book 2

Macmillan, 1910 - Arithmetic - 351 pages

### Contents

 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 1 ADDITION 12 III 22 IV 29 Applications and Explanations 38 General Review Problems 46 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 54 Reduction of Fractions 62
 Partnership 205 Stocks and Bonds 212 Summary 225 Standard Time 232 Exercises and Application of Longitude and Time 235 THE METRIC SYSTEM 242 Foreign Money 255 Comparison of Thermometers 261

### Popular passages

Page 119 - 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 253 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (£). 156.
Page 106 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 128 - 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 98 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 351 - Ability to express their own thoughts and to understand the thoughts of others ; (2) Clear insight into the structure of the English sentence ; (3) Effectiveness in the use of language ; (4) Appreciation of its higher uses in literature. The books are written in good English.
Page 106 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (pwt.) 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces ... 1 pound (Ib.) Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, precious stones, etc. APOTHECARIES
Page 116 - 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. The curve which bounds the circle is called the circumference Any portion of the circumference is called an arc.
Page 316 - The square root of a number is one of the two equal factors of the number.
Page 351 - ... for the information or the suggestive thought they contain. The definitions are short, clear, concise, and within the comprehension of the pupils. As far as definitions are given in Book I they are identical with Book II. In general the two books are consistent ; there are no contradictions ; they are harmonious in aim, in method, in explanation, and in definition.