# The Alvord and Davis Drill and Problem Book in Arithmetic: Grades Five, Six, Seven and Eight

Iraquois publishing Company, Incorporated, 1919 - Arithmetic - 232 pages

### Contents

 ROMAN NOTATION AND NUMERATION 1 SUBTRACTION 11 PRIME FACTORS 26 FRACTIONS 32 ALIQUOT PARTS 55 BILLS 73 PERCENTAGE 114 PROFIT AND LOSS 129
 TRADE DISCOUNT 136 TAXES 144 STOCKS AND BONDS 160 RATIO AND PROPORTION 176 TABLES OF DENOMINATE NUMBERS 182 MENTAL DRILLS AND PROBLEMS 194 Copyright

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Page 182 - 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 183 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...
Page 182 - Linear Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5£...
Page 182 - 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 184 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 184 - Numbers. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen = 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Page 183 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year...
Page 177 - How much will it cost to plaster the walls and ceiling of a room 16 ft. 3' long, 14 ft. 2
Page 170 - How long must a ladder be to reach a window 15 ft. high, if the foot of the ladder is 8 feet from the house? 14.
Page 27 - ... 7. Find the least number which divided by 6, by 8, and by 9, gives in every case a remainder of 4. 8. What is meant by a common multiple ? By a common divisor ? Give an example of each. 9. The four sides of my garden are 168 ft. 288 ft. 192 ft. and 252 ft. respectively ; what is the length of rails that I can use in fencing it, without cutting any of them ? 10. A grocer gave 153 barrels of flour worth \$9 a barrel for 81 barrels of sugar containing 170 pounds each. What was the cost of the sugar...