# Grammar School Book

Macmillan, 1915 - Arithmetic - 437 pages
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### Contents

 PART 1 REVIEW OF FUNDAMENTAL OPERATIONS 10 COMPOUND NUMBERS 16 SUBTRACTION 27 MULTIPLICATION 33 DIVISION 41 AREAS 47 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 54
 COMPOUND INTEREST 227 SAVINGS ACCOUNT 236 Bonds 244 REVIEW 252 ACCOUNTS BILLS AND STATEMENTS 258 BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 268 LONGITUDE AND TIME 276 TEMPERATURE 284

 COMMON AND DECIMAL FRACTIONS 74 REVIEW 80 THE SOLUTION OF PROBLEMS 89 REVIEW 122 PAGE 127 APPLICATION OF PERCENTAGE 140 COMMISSION AND BROKERAGE 148 TRADE DISCOUNT 157 SIMPLE INTEREST 163 Postal SAVINGS AND SAVINGS BANK SYSTEMS 181 MORTGAGES 191 DISCOUNTING NOTES 199 DUTIES AND CUSTOMS 206 FIRE INSURANCE 214 LIFE INSURANCE 220
 TRANSPORTATION 291 COMMERCE IN THE UNITED STATES 297 AGRICULTURAL PURSUITS 311 AREAS AND POPULATION 327 BUILDING 335 INDUSTRIAL PURSUITS 364 SQUARĘ Root AND ITS APPLICATION 371 AREAS AND VOLUMES 382 SOLIDS 391 PHYSICAL APPLICATIONS 402 GENERAL REVIEW 409 GENERAL EXERCISES AND PROBLEMS 417 TABLES OF ENGLISH MEASURES 426 Copyright

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Page 425 - 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 424 - 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 426 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 425 - Liquid Measure 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 64 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 36 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 376 - This is done by pointing off the number into periods of two figures each, beginning at the right.
Page 22 - OF LENGTH 10 millimeters (mm.) =1 centimeter cm. 10 centimeters , = 1 decimeter dm. 10 decimeters =1 meter m. 10 meters =1 decameter Dm. 10 decameters , =1 hectometer Hm. 10 hectometers =1 kilometer Km.
Page 429 - Volume 1,000 cubic millimeters (mm3) =1 cubic centimeter cm3 1,000 cubic centimeters =1 cubic decimeter dm3 1,000 cubic decimeters =1 cubic meter m3 Measures of Capacity 10 milliliters (ml) =1 centiliter cl 10 centiliters =1 deciliter dl 10 deciliters =1 liter 1 10 liters =1 dekaliter Dl 10 dekaliters =1 hektoliter HI 10 hektoliters =1 kiloliter Kl NOTE — The liter is equal to the volume occupied by 1 cubic decimeter.
Page 429 - MEASURES OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram (eg.) 10 centigrams = 1 decigram (dg.) 10 decigrams = 1 gram (g.) 10 grams = 1 dekagram (Dg.) 10 dekagrams = 1...