National Arithmetic; Oral and Written: For Common and Graded Schools, Academies, Etc

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A.S. Barnes & Company, 1881 - Arithmetic - 394 pages
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Page 360 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the Circumference, all points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the Centre.
Page 367 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another : 16. And this point is called the centre of the circle.
Page 279 - That the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value...
Page 152 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 175 - Multiply the number of the highest denomination by the number which it takes of the next lower denomination to make one of that higher, and to the product add the given number of the next lower denomination. Multiply that sum in like manner, and thus proceed till the number is changed to the required denomination.
Page 349 - Meter (as the new unit was named) was therefore defined to be the ten-millionth part of the distance from the equator to the north pole, measured along the sea level, on the meridian passing through Paris.
Page 360 - A diameter of a circle is a straight line drawn through the centre, and terminated both ways by the circumference.
Page 90 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3• A number is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.
Page 366 - The height of a cone is the perpendicular distance from the vertex to the plane of the base.
Page 156 - Paid," are written at the bottom, and the creditor, or some one acting for him, affixes his name. After an itemized bill has been rendered and not paid, the creditor does not usually make out a second bill complete, but simply the form of a bill with the words " To Merchandise," "To Labor," or " To Account rendered,

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