Intermediate Arithmetic

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American Book Company, 1900 - Arithmetic - 219 pages
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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.

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