## Bradbury's Eaton's Practical Arithmetic ...Thompson, Brown, and Company, 1882 - 374 pages |

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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.