# Marcus Ward's arithmetic

Marcus Ward & Company, 1879 - Arithmetic - 275 pages
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### Contents

 INTRODUCTORY 7 ADDITION 13 SUBTRACTION 30 SHORT DIVISION 46 LONG DIVISION 54 TABLES 65 ADDITION OF MONEY 74 7 95
 HARDER EXAMPLES OF THE FOUR RULES 135 69 143 PART III 145 BILLS OF PARCELS 154 LEAST COMMON MULTIPLE 161 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 179 MENSURATION OF RECTANGLES 198 COMPOUND PROPORTION 209

 38 102 MISCELLANEOUS EXAMPLES 107 COMPOUND RULESWEIGHTS AND MEASURES 115 46 129
 COMPOUND INTEREST 218 MISCELLANEOUS EXAMPLES 224 PART II

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Page 68 - 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 6 - Stories of Bible History for the Little Ones. By CHARLOTTE M. YONGE. Three Readings and One Picture for each Sunday in the Year, with an Illuminated Title-page and Frontispiece in Colours. "Illustrations numerous and well executed." — Daily Telegraph. "Embraces the whole story from the creation to the ascension; told as Miss Yonge knows so well how to tell it.
Page 164 - To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Page 4 - German or kindred languages are spoken are shewn on one Map. 6. The whole of the Russian Empire depicted on one Plate. 7. The whole of the Turkish Empire depicted on one Plate. 8. Map of Overland Route — Mediterranean to the Indus — Asiatic Russia...
Page 6 - Forty-eight easy Chapters, with a Frontispiece in Colours by H. STACY MARKS, ARA Twelve Full-page Illustrations, and an Illuminated Title-page. New Edition, with Questions. " The stories are well and clearly written.
Page 62 - I was going to St. Ives I met a man with seven wives. Each wife had seven sacks. Each sack had seven cats. Each cat had seven kits. Kits, cats, sacks, and wives, how many were going to St. Ives?
Page 4 - Belgium Sweden, Norway, and Denmark Turkey in Europe & Greece Russia in Europe Switzerland Spain and Portugal Turkey in Asia, Syria, Persia, Afghanistan, &c. India or Hindustan The Dominion of Canada United States of America Australia and Tasmania Central America and West Indies New Zealand Canaan or Palestine Bible Maps MARCUS WARD'S PORTABLE ATLAS.
Page 68 - Thirty days have September, April, June, and November. All the rest have thirty-one, Save February, which alone Has twenty-eight ; and one day more We add to it one year in four.
Page 66 - 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 67 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.