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

R.S. Davis and Company, 1881 - Arithmetic - 186 pages
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### Contents

 ADDITION 15 SUBTRACTION 28 MULTIPLICATION 41 REVIEW 52 UNITED STATES MONEY 72 REVIEW 79 REVIEW 115
 REVIEW 132 REVIEW 158 PERCENTAGE 164 APPLICATIONS OF PERCENTAGE 170 GENERAL REVIEW 178 Copyright

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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.