A Practical Arithmetic: Upon the Basis of the Works of Geo. R. Perkins
D. Appleton, 1872 - Arithmetic - 336 pages
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acres added allowed amount answer balance barrels base bill bought bushels called cents common compound contained cost cubic decimal denominator difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE Exchange Explain expressed factors feet figure five four fraction gain gallons Give given gold greater Hence hundred inches interest invested leaves less loss Measure miles million mills mixed months multiply naughts paid payment period person pounds premium prime principal proceeds profit Prove quotient ratio receive Recite the rule Reduce remainder result root selling share shillings side sold square subtract Table tens third thousand units weight whole whole number worth Write yards
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