# The High School Arithmetic: Containig All the Matter Usually Presented in a Higher Arithmetic, Analyzed and Practically Applied : with the Most Approved Models and Analyses : for Public Schools and Academies

A.H. English & Company, 1874 - Arithmetic - 454 pages

### Contents

 CHAPTER I 11 NUMERATION 20 CHAPTER III 29 CHAPTER IV 35 CHAPTER VI 53 VARIATION 82 CHAPTER VIII 91 CHAPTER IX 118
 Surveyors Surface Measure 208 Apothecaries Fluid Measure 214 CHAPTER XII 234 CHAPTER XIII 247 CHAPTER XIV 292 PROPORTION 301 CHAPTER XVI 317 CHAPTER XVII 396

 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 165 REPEATING DECIMALS 185 Addition of Repeating Decimals 192 CHAPTER XI 198
 Synopsis of Applications of Average 405 SERIES 413 Annuities at Compound Interest 435

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Page 221 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year...
Page 213 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 205 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 38 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 54 - ... for the first figure of the quotient. Multiply the divisor by this quotient figure, and subtract the product from those figures of the dividend in which it was contained.
Page 226 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 426 - RULE. Multiply the sum of the extremes by the number of terms, and divide the product by 2.
Page 360 - ... 3 per cent. ? 4£ per cent. ? 5 per cent. ? 6 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 7£ per cent. ? 8 per cent.? 9 per cent. ? 10 per cent.
Page 129 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 209 - 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...