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Page 150 - 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. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 151 - 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 78 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Except February alone, To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 180 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are decimal places in the multiplicand and multiplier, supplying the deficiency, if any, by prefixing ciphers.
Page 40 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Page 31 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 160 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...
Page 139 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change its value.
Page 131 - ... placed 36 desks in one room, 42 in another, and 27 in another ? 5. There were sold in one week 8856 sheep at \$5.25 per head. What did they bring ? 6. Sold 196 beeves, averaging 825 lbs., at 7X per lb. How much was received for them ? 7. If I take 6843 gallons from 19,087 twice, what will remain ? 8. How many feet of fencing will be required to inclose a lot of land measuring 568 ft. on two sides and 879 ft. on the two other sides ? 9. How many years will it take a man to save \$1944 if he saves...