# The Complete Arithmetic, Oral and Written, on the Basis of Works

R.S. Davis and Company, 1882 - Arithmetic - 368 pages
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### Contents

 Addition 9 Subtraction 20 Decimal Fractions 95 United States Money 106 Weights and Measures 116 Compound Numbers 126 Review 161 Percentage 167
 Stock Investments 212 Foreign Exchange 219 Review 225 308 256 APPENDIX 300 Duties 327 Builders Estimates 335 College EntranceExamination 341

 Interest 181 Discount 199 Simple Interest 200

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Page 117 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 116 - 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 45 - If 2 men start from the same place and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 4...
Page 221 - RULE. — Multiply each debt by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts. The quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 162 - How many yards of carpeting f yd. wide will be required for a parlor 28 ft. by 15 ft. ? 62. How many cubic yards of earth will be required to raise the surface of an acre one foot ? 63. A brick is 8 in. long, 4 in. wide, and 2 in. thick. How many will be required to lay J mile of 8-foot sidewalk, the bricks being laid flat ? 64.
Page 117 - 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 119 - Time is a measured portion of duration. TABLE. 60 seconds (sec.) are 1 minute, min. 60 minutes " 1 hour, h. 24 hours " 1 day, d. 365 days '•
Page 1 - A number is a unit or a collection of units; as one, three apples, five boys. 4. The unit of a number is one of the collection of units which constitutes the number. Thus, the unit of twelve is one, of twenty dollars is one dollar.
Page 121 - PERIPHERY of a circle is its entire bounding line ; or it is a curved line, all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 260 - Sphere is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center.