## Preston-Stevens Standard Arithmetic, Book 2 |

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### Common terms and phrases

acres acres of land altitude amount avoirdupois bank discount base bill board feet bought bushels called cash cent circumference column commission computations contains cubic foot daybook decimal places decimal point denominate numbers diameter Divide dividend division divisor dollars draft dry measure duty equal exchange Exercises and Applications factors farm Find the cost Find the interest Find the value fractional form gallons hour improper fraction inches integer James Brown June least common least common multiple longitude meters Metric System miles minuend mixed number Multiply notation paid payment pecks pints pound cost profit quarts quotient receive right-hand figure rods selling sheep Show by diagram simple numbers sold square miles subtract surface telegraphic money tons U. S. money unit of measure weight whole numbers wide worth written York

### 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.