# Lippincott's Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing the Science and Practical Applications of Numbers

J.B. Lippincott Company, 1899 - Arithmetic - 281 pages
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### Contents

 C 20 Definitions 41 Addition 65 Subtraction 80 Addition and Subtrac 92 Multiplication 98
 Cancellation 140 Complex Fractions 180 Decimal Fractions 189 Bills and Accounts 216 Copyright

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Page 222 - 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 229 - 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 224 - 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 225 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 228 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or � . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.
Page 149 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 114 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 221 - Measures of length are used in measuring lines or distances. TABLE. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.). 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.). 5J yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.).
Page 230 - In counting many kinds of articles we use these measures : 12 things = 1 dozen (doz.) 12 dozen = 1 gross (gr.) 12 gross = 1 great gross (G. gr.) 20 things = 1 score...
Page 149 - 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.