## New Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises, for Beginners |

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100 per cent acres annexing apples barrels of flour bought bushels centimeters cents a pound ciphers column common fraction Compound Number containing cost cubic feet cubic inches decimal figures Decimal Fraction decimal point decimeters denoting Dictation Exercises divided dividend Division divisor dollars Dry Measure equal Examples five furlongs gallons hogsheads hundred-weight hundredths improper fraction integer interest of $1 kilograms Measure MENTAL EXERCISES metric metric tons miles mills minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply ounces paid pecks pennyweights pints quarters quarts quotient Recite the Rule Recite the Table Reduce Reduction Ascending remainder REVIEW seven simple numbers sold SOLUTION square miles square rods square yards subtract subtrahend ten-thousandths tens tenths thousand thousandths tons of coal Troy Weight United States Money weight whole number worth Write the numbers WRITTEN EXERCISES yards of cloth

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Page 139 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 147 - To reduce dollars and cents to cents, or dollars, cents, and mills to mills, remove the dollar mark and decimal point.

Page 137 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, is a cord.

Page 66 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 58 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.

Page 51 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.

Page 135 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq.

Page 44 - Thus, in the operation of the first question : 7 times 4 are 28 ; -we write the 8, and add the 2 to the next product; 7 times 6 are 42, and 2 are 44 ; we write 4, and add 4 to the next product ; 7 times 5 are 35, and 4 arc 39 ; answer, 3948.

Page 145 - Rule. — Multiply the number of the highest denomination given by the number required of the next lower denomination to make one of that higher, and to the product add the number, if any, of the lower denomination. Proceed in like manner till the whole is reduced to the required denomination.

Page 131 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail.