## A Practical Arithmetic: Upon the Basis of the Works of Geo. R. Perkins |

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acres amount annex barrels bill bought bushels called cents common denominator common fraction composite number compound interest compound number contained cube decimal point difference discount Divide dividend dollars drams duodecimals equal exactly divisible EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE Federal Money feet figure gallons Give the rule given example given number grains greatest common divisor Hence hundred hundredths improper fraction integers interest least common multiple leaves long tons lower denominations Measure miles million mills minuend mixed number months multiplicand multiply naughts ounces payment pounds prime factors profit proper fraction Prove quarts quotient ratio Recite the rule Recite the Table Reduce the following remainder rods rule for finding selling price sold square subtract subtrahend tens thousand thousandths Troy Troy Weight units whole number worth Write yards

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Page 156 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 94 - Then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.

Page 153 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 110 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 275 - A Compound Ratio is the product of two or more simple ratios, the first term being the product of the antecedents, the second that of the consequents.

Page 305 - Which proves that the square of a number composed of tens and units, contains the square of the tens plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.

Page 43 - Write the multiplier under the multiplicand, units under units, tens under tens, &c.

Page 311 - RULE. 1. Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, beginning at the units place.

Page 135 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES