Essentials of Arithmetic

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Silver, Burdett, 1902 - Arithmetic - 353 pages
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Page 307 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 140 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 150 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 145 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl.) 2...
Page 143 - 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 131 - Numbers. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen = 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score. Paper. 24 sheets = 1 quire. 20 quires = 1 ream. 2 reams = 1 bundle. 5 bundles = 1 bale.
Page 75 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not alter the value of the fraction.
Page 277 - Point off the number into periods of two figures each, beginning at units' place (at the decimal point). 2. By inspection find the largest integer whose square is not greater than the left period. (In Example A it is 9.) 3. Use this integer as the first digit of the ^A\ 9 root.
Page 152 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (). 156.
Page 129 - TABLE. 10 mills (m.) = 1 cent (ct.). 10 cents = 1 dime (d.). 10 dimes = 1 dollar ($). 10 dollars = 1 eagle (E.).

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