## Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies |

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351 Stocks and Bonds 243 Square

351 Stocks and Bonds 243 Square

**Root**. 352 Trade Discount . 253 Applications of Square Profit and Loss 254**Root**. 357 Insurance 259 Cube**Root**Taxes . Applications of Cube**Root**. 367 Duties or Customs 265**Roots**of Any Degree 368 Simple ... Page 156

The number of units which make one of the next higher order is the

The number of units which make one of the next higher order is the

**root**or radix of the scale . Thus , in the decimal scale 10 units make 1 ten ; 10 tens , 1 hundred , etc .; therefore 10 is the radix . Other uniform scales besides the ... Page 180

... as grain , fruit , salt ,

... as grain , fruit , salt ,

**roots**, ashes , etc. TABLE . 2 Pints ( pt . ) make 1 Quart . qt . 8 Quarts 1 Peck . pk . 4 Pecks 1 Bushel ... bu . 1. In England , 8 bu . of 70 lb. each are called a quarter , used in measuring grain . Page 181

3 pk .; it is used in measuring grain , fruit ,

3 pk .; it is used in measuring grain , fruit ,

**roots**, etc. , in large quantities . EQUIVALENTS . 231 cu . in . 2150.4 cu . in . 4 bu . 4 heaped bu . - 1 gal . = 1 bu . - - 7 gal . = 7 cu . ft . corn in ear = * 48 lb. * 56 lb. Page 345

A Perfect Power is a number that can be exactly produced by the involution of some number as a

A Perfect Power is a number that can be exactly produced by the involution of some number as a

**root**. Thus , 25 and 32 are perfect powers , since 25 = 5 x 5 , and 32 = 2 X 2 X 2 X 2 X 2 . = 32 = = = EXAMPLES . 422.### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 178 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 171 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 184 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 306 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 178 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 183 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 396 - A Cylinder is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, its ends being equal and parallel circles.

Page 298 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 134 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 75 - Divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.