The Complete Arithmetic
H.I. Gourley, Agt., 1876 - Arithmetic - 452 pages
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acres added amount angle average bank base bill bought bricks build bushels called cents commission common Compound contained cost cube cubic decimal denomination diameter difference discount Divide dividend divisor dollars equal EXAMPLE Exercises expressed face factors feet figure foot four fraction gain given Hence horses hundred inches insured interest invested length less loss Measure miles mills months Multiply obtain paid payment Percentage period piece pounds premium principal PROBLEMS proceeds proportion purchased quotient ratio received Reduce remainder result root Rule selling shares sides Simple sold SOLUTION square subtract surface TABLE tens term thick thousand units weight wide worth write Written yards
Page 200 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 197 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 121 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...
Page 420 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 398 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.
Page 195 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 389 - ... by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend ; to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 426 - WEIGHTS. 10 milligrammes = 1 centigramme. 10 centigrammes = 1 decigramme. 10 decigrammes = 1 gramme. 10 grammes = 1 decagramme. 10 decagrammes = 1 hectogramme. 10 hectogrammes = 1 kilogramme. 10 kilogrammes = 1 myriagramme.
Page 197 - An ACUTE ANGLE is one which is less than a right angle ; as the angle DEF.
Page 72 - 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...