## Arithmetic and Its Applications: Designed as a Text Book for Common Schools, High Schools, and Academies |

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acre added amount answer apples barrels bought bushels called cent common compound considered contain cost cubic debt decimal denominator difference divided dividend division divisor dollars equal example Explanation expressed factor feet figure four fourth fraction gain gallon given gives Hence horses hundreds hundredths Illustrations inches interest land leaves less means measure method miles millions minuend months multiplied obtained paid payment perform period pounds principal questions quotient ratio received Reduce remainder represent result rods root selling shillings shows simple sold Solution square subtract taken tens tenths term thing third thousands true units usually weighing wide worth write written yard

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Page 359 - How much will it cost to plaster the walls and ceiling of a room 16 ft. 3' long, 14 ft. 2

Page 38 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.

Page 341 - The areas of circles are to each other as the squares of their diameters.

Page 25 - MONEY. 10 mills = 1 cent. 10 cents = 1 dime. 10 dimes = 1 dollar. 10 dollars = 1 eagle.

Page 36 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.

Page 262 - HAND, or, as it is more commonly called, A NOTE, is a written promise to pay a specified sum of money.

Page 38 - MEASURE. 10 millimetres = 1 centimetre. 10 centimetres = 1 decimetre. 10 decimetres = 1 metre. 10 metres = 1 decametre. 10 decametres = 1 hectometre. 10 hectometres = 1 kilometre.

Page 2 - The sign of multiplication, called times or multiplied by, signifies that the numbers between which it is placed are to be multiplied together.

Page 339 - Take three times the square of the root just found for a trial divisor, and see how often it is contained in the dividend, and place the quotient for a second figure of the root. Then cube the figures of the root thus found, and if their cube be greater than the first two periods...

Page 37 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes = 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...