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

Leach, Shewell, and Sanborn, 1893 - Arithmetic - 224 pages

Contents

 NOTATION 18 SUBTRACTION 33 MULTIPLICATION 43 DIVISION 54 COINS 70 DIVISION 76 SUBTRACTION 82 REDUCTION 95
 SURFACE MEASURE 138 TIME MEASURE 144 REVIEW 154 82 162 DIVISION 168 90 172 COMMISSION 178 98 183

 DIVISION 109 QUESTIONS FOR ANALYSIS 115 NOTATION 117 ADDITION 124 73 127 REVIEW 131
 BANK DISCOUNT 186 99 193 APPENDIX 195 DICTATION EXERCISES 201 101 204 TEST EXAMPLES 223

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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.