American Book Company, 1900 - Arithmetic - 219 pages
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acres added altitude amount annexed apiece barrels base bought bushels called cents changed ciphers commission common contained cost cubic decimal decimal places denominator difference discount divided dividend division divisor dollars dozen earn eighths equal expenses EXPLANATION expressed factors farm feet figure Find five four fourths fraction gain gallons Give given half Hence horse hundred hundredths Illustrate inches integer interest length less measure merchant miles month Multiply nine Page paid pound proceeds quotient receive Reduce remainder represents result rolls sell similar sixths sold square subtracted TABLE tens tenths thick third thousand thousandths units week weighing whole wide worth Write WRITTEN EXERCISES yards
Page 143 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 144 - 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 139 - 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 140 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 118 - A can do a piece of work in 8 days, and B can do it in 10 days. In what time can both do it together ? 22.
Page 35 - The Sign of Multiplication is an oblique cross, x . It is read multiplied by when the multiplicand precedes it and times when the multiplier precedes it. Thus...
Page 51 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 132 - ... in the divisor. 1. If the quotient does not contain a sufficient number of decimal places, the deficiency must be supplied by prefixing ciphers. 2. Before commencing the division, the number of decimal places in the dividend should be made at least equal to the number of decimal places in the divisor. 3. When there is a remainder after using all the figures of the dividend, annex decimal ciphers and continue the division. 4. For...
Page 59 - 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.