# Preston-Stevens Standard Arithmetic, Book 2

Macmillan, 1910 - Arithmetic - 351 pages
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### Contents

 CHAPTER PAGE 1 ADDITION 1221 12 SUBTRACTION 2228 22 MULTIPLICATION 2935 29 Division 3653 36 FRACTIONS 57 Changing Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions 64 DENOMINATE NUMBERS 96
 CUAPTER 140 SPECIAL APPLICATIONS OF PERCENTAGE 152186 152 Indirect Taxes 161 Promissory Notes 173 Summary 184 LONGITUDE AND TIME 231 THE METRIC SYSTEM 242 INTRODUCTION OF THE USE OF ALGEBRA AS AN AID 271

 CHAPTER PAGE 106 Measure of Volume 130 PERCENTAGE 139151 139
 CHAPTER PAGE 281 SQUARE Root 507338 307 Copyright

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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.