## The Normal Higher Arithmetic: Designed for Common Schools, High Schools, Normal Schools, Academies, Etc |

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Page 182 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 362 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 294 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add- it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest, added as above...

Page 364 - Divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts, and the quotient will be the average term of credit, estimated from the date xelecled.

Page 170 - Length 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5§ yards, or 16| feet -1 rod (rd.) 320 rods, or 5280 feet =1 mile (mi.) Square Measure 144 square inches (sq.

Page 116 - Point off as many decimal places in the quotient as there are ciphers annexed.

Page 230 - RULE. — Multiply the length (in feet) by the width (in inches) and divide the product by 12 — the result will be the contents in square feet.

Page 176 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 179 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 171 - ... from the end of the thumb to the end of the little finger extended ; cubit, from the elbow to the end of the middle finger ; fathom, the length of the two arms extended.