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

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

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