# Elements of Arithmetic: For Primary and Intermediate Classes in Public and Private Schools

American Book Company, 1893 - Arithmetic - 240 pages

### Contents

 EXERCISES ON NUMBERS 1 TO 100 9 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 78 Notation and Numeration of United States Money 85 Roman Notation 87 ADDITION 89 SUBTRACTION 95 Review 99 MULTIPLICATION 102
 FRACTIONS 145 Reduction 151 Addition 156 Subtraction 158 Subtraction 159 Multiplication 162 Division 169 0 177

 Review 114 DIVISION 119 Review 130 FACTORING 138 Tests of Divisibility 140 Cancellation 141
 Aliquot Parts 179 Review 182 Multiplication 195 Accounts and Bills 201 INTEREST 226

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Page 208 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 211 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 212 - 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 208 - 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 186 - A can do a piece of work in 8 days, and B can do it in 10 days ; in what time can they do it working together ? Ans.
Page 127 - If there is a remainder after the last division, write it after the quotient, or with the divisor under it as part of the quotient. PROOF. — Multiply the divisor by the quotient, and to the product add the remainder, if any. If the work is correct, the result will equal the dividend.
Page 119 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 211 - Weight This is used to. some extent in filling prescriptions. The grain, ounce, and pound are the same as in troy weight, but the ounce is divided differently. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple . . . sc. or 3 3 scruples = 1 dram . . . dr. or 3 8 drams = 1 ounce . . . oz. or 5 12 ounces = 1 pound . . . Ib. or ft Apothecaries...
Page 87 - When a letter is placed before another of greater value, its value is to be taken from that of the greater. Thus, IX represents nine, XL forty, CD four hundred.
Page 207 - 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.