## The civil service arithmetic. [With] A key, Book 1 |

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13 cwts acres addends Admiralty aliquot annexed annum called circulator common denominator compound interest Constabulary Ireland Constabulary Offices cube root cwts cyphers deno discount Divide dividend divisible divisor duodecimals dwts Education Office example factors farthings feet Find by Practice Find the amount Find the cost Find the interest Find the price Find the value four numbers fourth gals given guinea hence hundred improper fractions income income-tax India Board least common multiple lowest terms miles minator mixed number months multiplicand Multiply number of terms ounce paid payable pence period places of decimals Post Office pound present worth proportion quantity quarters quotient railway ratio Reduce remainder rule RULE.-Multiply shares sheep shilling simple interest sold square root Subtract third term thousandths tons units Various Departments vulgar fraction War Department weighs whole number write yards

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Page 23 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...

Page 63 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction...

Page 22 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 20 Grains = 1 Scruple 3 Scruples = 1 Drachm 8 Drachms = 1 Ounce 12 Ounces = 1 Pound APOTHECARIES

Page 14 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.

Page 113 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 19 - Place the sum down as in the last example, then mark off from the right of the dividend as many figures as there are ciphers in the divisor...

Page 9 - It shows that the numbers between which it is placed, are to be multiplied together. Thus the expression 9x6, signifies that 9 and 6 are to be multiplied together, and is read, " 9 multiplied by 6," or, simply,

Page 67 - Divide by any number that will divide two or more of the given numbers without a remainder, and set the quotients, together with the undivided numbers, in a line beneath.

Page 133 - I. Multiply the principal by the rate, and that product by the time expressed in years, to find the interest II.