# Bradbury's Eaton's Practical Arithmetic ...

Thompson, Brown, and Company, 1882 - 374 pages

### Contents

 DECIMALS pp 102133 102 Numeration of Decimals 102 Division of Decimals 109 Definitions 134 Tables Appendix 142 Subtraction Compound Numbers 148 Profit and Loss 168 Interest 180
 Contractions in Division 355 Greatest Common Divisor 362 Circulating Decimals 368 Leap Years 374 Rates of Interest in States 349 Tonnage 391 Copyright

### Popular passages

Page 136 - 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 142 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score. PAPER. 24 sheets = 1 quire. 20 quires = 1 ream. 2 reams = 1 bundle. 5 bundles = 1 bale.
Page 134 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) =1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5\ yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods, or 5280 feet = 1 mile (mi.) SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq.
Page 64 - The GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without remainder ; thus, 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 30.
Page 39 - If the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend which is left is called the REMAINDER.
Page 140 - 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 56 - If 8 men can do a certain piece of work in 6 days, in how many days can 4 men do the same ? 13.
Page 259 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 119 - In the metric system, the unit of length is the meter, which is one ten-millionth of the distance from the Equator to the North Pole.
Page 131 - The specific gravity of a body is its weight compared with the weight of the same bulk of water.