# Youth's Columbian Calculator: Being an Introductory Course on Arithmetic for Beginners ...

B. Bannan, 1848 - Arithmetic - 96 pages
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### Contents

 ARITHMETIC PAGE 7 Addition and Subtraction 21 Long Division 36
 Application 66 54 Compound Subtraction 68 Proportion 82

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Page 32 - Find how many times the divisor is contained in the first figure, or figures, of the dividend, and, setting it directly under the dividend, carry the remainder, if any, to the next figure as so many tens.
Page 57 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 56 - WEIGHT is used in weighing gold and silver. 24 grains (gr.) - make - 1 pennyweight - dwt. 20 pennyweights - " - 1 ounce - - oz. 12 ounces " - 1 pound - - Ib. APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT is used for compounding medicines, but not in selling them.
Page 83 - If the answer is to be greater, place the greater of the two remaining numbers for the second term, and the less number for the first term ; but if...
Page 57 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 56 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 56 - AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 drams, dr. make 1 ounce, - - - - oz. 16 ounces - - - 1 pound, - - - - Ib. 28 pounds - - - 1 quarter, - - - qr. 4 quarters - - - 1 hundred weight, - cwt. 20 hundred weight, 1 ton, T.
Page 58 - TABLE. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute, min. 60 minutes " 1 hour, h. 24 hours " 1 day da. 7 days " 1 week, wk. 365 days " 1 common year,. . .yr. 366 days " 1 leap year, yr. 12 calendar months
Page 82 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 58 - Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.