## The Progressive Intellectual Arithmetic, on the Inductive Plan: Being a Sequel to the Progressive Primary Arithmetic, ... and Designed for the More Advanced Classes in Common Schools and AcademiesIvison & Phinney, 1859 |

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Page 32 - 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 48 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, $, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.

Page 34 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 33 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...

Page 47 - A FRACTION is one or more of the equal parts of a unit.

Page 121 - The present worth of a note payable at a future time is such a sum as, put at interest at the given rate per cent, until it becomes due, will amount to the face of the note. Discount is an allowance made for the payment of money before it becomes due, and is obtained by subtracting the present worth from the given sum or face of the note. 1. What is the present worth of $180 payable in 3 years 4 months at 6 per cent.

Page 24 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 36 - MISCELLANEOUS TABLE. 12 units make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units " 1 score. 24 sheets of paper " 1 quire. 20 quires " 1 ream. 56 pounds " 1 bushel of corn. 60 pounds " 1 bushel of wheat. 196 pounds " 1 barrel of flour. 200 pounds « { l bari;el, of beef, pork

Page 29 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.

Page 29 - WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) make 1 pennyweight, 20 pennyweights " 1 ounce, oz 12 ounces " 1 pound, Ib. 1. How many grains in 2 pennyweights ? in 4 ? 2.