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

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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...