# Arithmetic, Oral and Written, Practically Applied by Means of Suggestive Questions

Crocker & Brewster, 1854 - Arithmetic - 348 pages

### Contents

 Introduction addressed to teachers 10 SECTION II 20 Addition Circles 34 SECTION VII 41 Practical Questions 47 SECTION XVI 54 Definitions 56 Practical Questions 63
 225 129 31 137 34 145 Multiplication 154 35 156 Division 167 47 190 Determinate Fractions or Compound Numbers 225

### Popular passages

Page 183 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.
Page 230 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...
Page 223 - If 8 men can build a wall 20 feet long, 6 feet high and 4 feet thick, in 12 days ; in what time...
Page 110 - XXX, Thirty. XL, Forty. L, Fifty. LX, Sixty. LXX, Seventy. LXXX, Eighty. XC, Ninety. C, One hundred.
Page 255 - We have seen that multiplying by a whole number, is taking the multiplicand as many times as there are units in the multiplier.
Page 57 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Page 267 - If a staff 4 feet long cast a shade (on level ground) 7 feet long, what is the height of a steeple whose shade at the same time is 198 feet? Ans.
Page 228 - TABLE. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, oz. 16 Ounces " 1 Pound, Ib. 25 Pounds " 1 Quarter, qr. 4 Quarters " 1 Hundred Weight, cwt. 20 Hundred Weight
Page 234 - Measures of Time. 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 230 - Is used in measuring beer, ale, and, in general, all malt liquors, milk, and water. 2 pints (pt.~) make 1 quart, (qt.); 4 quarts 1 gallon, (gal.); 36 gallons 1 barrel, (bar.