## New Practical Arithmetic in which the Science and Its Applications are Simplified by Induction and Analysis: Prepared to Accompany the Mathematical Series of Benjamin Greenleaf |

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acres added amount APPLICATIONS balance barrels base bill bought bushels called cent common compound interest contained cost cube cubic decimal denominator denoting diameter difference discount divided dividend division divisor dollars entire equal equivalent Examples Exchange Exercises Explain the operation expressed face factors feet figures five fraction gain given half Hence horses hundred inches interest July leaves length less loss measure meters miles mills minutes mixed months Multiply OPERATION paid payment period places pound principal proceeds profit proportion quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder Repeat REVIEW QUESTIONS rods root Rule share sides simple sold SOLUTION square subtract surface Table taken tens third thousand units weight whole worth write written yards

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Page 135 - 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 75 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.

Page 87 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.

Page 304 - The areas of circles are to each other as the squares of their diameters.

Page 220 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 31 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 279 - Frustum of a pyramid or cone is that part which remains after cutting off the top by a plane parallel to the base.

Page 138 - A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center; as the figure ADB E.

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

Page 138 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...