# Vocational Mathematics for Girls

D.C. Heath & Company, 1917 - Arithmetic - 369 pages
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### Contents

 PART I REVIEW OF ARITHMETIC 1 MENSURATION 64 INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS 80 PROBLEMS IN HOMEMAKING 89 FooD 100 PROBLEMS ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF A HOUSE 128 Cost OF FURNISHING A HOUSE 146 CHAPTER PAGE 178
 DRESSMAKING AND MILLINERY 198 THE OFFICE AND THE STORE 233 ARITHMETIC FOR SALESGIRLS AND CASHIERS 260 Civil SERVICE 268 ARITHMETIC FOR NURSES 276 PROBLEMS ON THE FARM 304 APPENDIX 317 INDEX 365

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Page 63 - In a right triangle the square of the hypotenuse equals the sum of the squares of the other two sides or legs.
Page 2 - Addition is the process of finding the sum of two or more numbers.
Page 56 - The square of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units. tens?
Page 37 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 349 - The ratio of the mass of a unit volume of a substance to the mass of the same volume of a standard substance at a standard temperature. Water at 39.2° F is the standard substance usually referred to.
Page 18 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Page 7 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 62 - In a right triangle, the side opposite the right angle is called the hypotenuse and is the longest side.
Page 36 - 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...
Page 311 - Measures of Length. 10 millimeters (mm.) 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters 1 meter (m.) 10 meters 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters 1 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1181.