An Intermediate Arithmetic

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Silver, Burdett & Company, 1902 - Arithmetic - 256 pages
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Page 4 - ... HARVARD UNIVERSITY LIBRARY OF THE Department of Education COLLECTION OF TEXT-BOOKS Contributed by the Publishers TRANSFERRED TO...
Page 252 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard 128 cubic feet...
Page 250 - Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5...
Page 254 - Earth on its axis, the latter by its revolution round the sun. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute, marked min. 60 minutes " 1 hour, " hr. 24 hours " 1 day, " d. 7 days " 1 week, " wk. 4 weeks " 1 lunar month,
Page 130 - Multiplication is the process of multiplying one number by another. The number thus added to itself, or the number to be multiplied, is called the multiplicand. The number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be taken, or the number by which we multiply, is called the multiplier.
Page 199 - The number to be divided is called the dividend; the number by which the dividend is divided is called the divisor.
Page 199 - Division is finding how many times one number is contained in another, or finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 184 - ... dollars a head, and 9 lambs at 2 dollars each ; how many dollars did he receive for all ? 3. What will be the cost of 5 pounds of coffee at 15 cents a pound, and 14 pounds of rice at 6 cents a pound ? 4. If two persons start from the same point, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 6 miles an hour, and the other 4 miles an hour, how far apart will they be in 7 hours ? in 9 hours ? in 12 hours ? 5. If they travel in the same direction, how far apart will they be in 5 hours ? in...
Page 152 - Then it should be simplified. This may be done by substituting smaller numbers, or by separating it into parts and making a distinct question of each of the parts. Suppose the question were this...
Page 248 - Cgi.) = 1 pint (pt.). 2 pints — 1 quart (qt.). 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.). Щ gallons = 1 barrel (bbl.).

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