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

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acres annexed apples barrels blocks bought bushels called cents apiece common fraction contained cost Count by 2's cubic decimal places decimal point DENOMINATE NUMBERS dimes dividend division dollars dozen earned eggs eighths exact divisors EXPLANATION expressed feet figure Find the value five four fourths gallons girls half half-dimes Hence horses hundred hundredths improper fractions inches integers or mixed least common denominator measure miles per hour Minuend mixed numbers month Multiply nine number of ciphers number of decimal oranges paid pencils pieces pints pounds prime factors pupils quarts quotient receive Reduce remainder russet apples sell seven similar fractions sixths slate smallest terms spent splints square subtracted Subtrahend tens tenths thick third thousand thousandths twelfths two-cent two-cent pieces units weeks wide worth Write WRITTEN EXERCISES

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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.