## A Brief Course in Arithmetic: Oral and Written : on the Basis of Works by Benjamin Greenleaf |

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A Brief Course in Arithmetic, Oral and Written Henry Bartlett Maglathlin,Benjamin Greenleaf No preview available - 2018 |

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Page 136 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq.

Page 139 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 137 - 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 183 - A farmer, being asked how many sheep he had, answered, that he had them in 4 pastures ; in the first he had ,' of his flock ; in the second ^ ; in the third £; and in the fourth 15; how many sheep had he ? 175.

Page 135 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5| yards = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.) 1 mile = 1,760 yd.

Page 107 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 138 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 1 - A number is a unit or a collection of units; as one, three apples, five boys. 4. The unit of a number is one of the collection of units which constitutes the number. Thus, the unit of twelve is one, of twenty dollars is one dollar.

Page 86 - A whole number may be expressed in a fractional form, by writing 1 under it, for a denominator. Thus, 2 may be written f, and read, 2 ones. 3 " f,

Page 111 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.