Elementary Arithmetic

Silver, Burdett, 1893 - Arithmetic - 304 pages
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Contents

 Section 1 1 Section 2 36 Section 3 65 Section 4 73 Section 5 100 Section 6 106 Section 7 108 Section 8 123
 Section 10 153 Section 11 161 Section 12 173 Section 13 199 Section 14 250 Section 15 267 Section 16 288 Section 17 298

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Page 266 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 275 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.
Page 253 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are in both multiplicand and multiplier. DIVISION. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off...
Page 264 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 256 - A farmer sold to a merchant 3 loads of hay, each weighing 1876 pounds, at \$16.50 per ton (2000 pounds), and 331 bushels of oats at \$0.75 per bushel. He received in payment 32 yards of carpet at \$0.85 per yard, and 23| yards of matting at \$0.65 per yard, and the remainder in money ; how much money did he receive ? 14. A druggist sold 375 gallons of ink in bottles holding .375 of a gallon each ; how many bottles of ink did he sell ? 15. By selling a carriage for \$195 I lost \$34.50. For how much should...
Page 272 - 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 57 - ... greater number, 659 or 569 ? 697 or 769? 571 or 751? Find 8 hundreds. Write the number in figures. Find 8 hundreds, 8 tens, and 8 ones. Find 9 hundreds, and represent the number by figures. Find 9 hundreds, 9 tens, and 9 ones. Read : 845 984 901 991 999 880 862 936 909 919 808 881 933 847 990 900 888 818 The greatest number that can be expressed by three figures is 999. Add 1 to 999 ; how many hundreds have you ? Ten hundreds make 1 thousand. The number one thousand is expressed by writing the...
Page 254 - Divide as in the division of integers, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor.
Page 253 - ... as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number of decimal places in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary.