## Arithmetic for High Schools: Containing the Elementary and the Higher Principles and Applications of the Science |

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12 months Account acres allowing compound interest amount of $1 annexed Annuity Arithmetic Arithmetical Progression barrels breadth bushels bushels of wheat common denominator containing cost cube root cubic debt decimal figures denote discount divided dividend divisor dollars equal EXAMPLE EXERCISES farmer Federal Money feet Find the interest Find the Sum flour gallons Geometrical Progression given number greatest common measure hundred hundredweight improper fraction inches Insurance integers June last term least common multiple lowest terms mean rate merchant bought miles monomial multiplicand multiplied number of days number of terms oats order of units paid payable payment permutations person polynomial Pound Sterling pounds premium present value present worth Principal profit proportion purchased quantity quotient rate of interest rate per cent Reduce remainder sell shillings silk silver square root subtracted third thousandths vulgar fraction whole amount whole number yards of cloth

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Page 127 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 127 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...

Page 129 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.

Page 131 - 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 (yr.) 366 days = 1 leap year 12 months (mo.) = 1 year 10 years = 1 decade 10 decades or \ , , , „ , 1=1 century (cen. or U.) 100 years / J v ' Thirty days has September, April, June, and November...

Page 125 - Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) - 1 pennyweight (dwt.) 20 pennyweights — 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces — 1 pound (1b.).

Page 128 - MEASURE. 12 inches (in.) make 1 foot, ft. 3 feet "1 yard, yd. 5£ yards, or 16¿- feet, " 1 rod, rd. 40 rods " 1 furlong, fur. 8 furlongs, or 320 rods,

Page 132 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (£). 156.

Page 169 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.

Page 5 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

Page 297 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid) pay...