## Essentials of Arithmetic |

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acres altitude amount angle average bank base bought bushel called cents charged circle circumference commission common contains cost cube cubic cubic foot dealer decimal denominator diagonal diameter difference discount divided dividend divisor dollars draft equals exchange EXERCISE expressed face feet figure Find Find the cost Find the number FORM four fraction gain gallons hold hour hundred hundredths inches interest invested lateral length loss marked measure miles minute months Multiply nearest Note number of square number of units paid payable payment piece pounds prime proportional ratio receive Reduce regular remainder rods root selling share sides sold SOLUTION square units surface thick thousand triangle volume wall weight wide Write yards

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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.).