# Bradbury's, Eaton's Practical Arithmetic: Combining Oral and Written Exercises

Thompson, Brown, 1885 - 396 pages

### Contents

 Definitions 1 Addition 8 Subtraction 19 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS pp 6072 60 Definitions and Problems 160167 Partial Payments 71 FRACTIONS pp 73101 73 Definitions 79 DECIMALS pp 102133 102
 Profit and Loss 168 Equation of Payments 209 Taxes 217 Problems in Interest 224 SIMPLE PROPORTION 231 Involution 241 MENSURATION pp 254268 254 Practical Examples 281331 Conn Rule for Partial Payments 349 332

### Popular passages

Page 136 - 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 39 - If the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend which is left is called the REMAINDER.
Page 64 - The GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without remainder ; thus, 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 30.
Page 140 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 142 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score. PAPER. 24 sheets = 1 quire. 20 quires = 1 ream. 2 reams = 1 bundle. 5 bundles = 1 bale.
Page 259 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 119 - In the metric system, the unit of length is the meter, which is one ten-millionth of the distance from the Equator to the North Pole.
Page 135 - ... 640 acres = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) = 1 acre (A.) = 1 square mile (sq. mi.) Square measure is used in measuring surfaces.
Page 257 - The area of a parallelogram is equal to the product of its base and its height: A = bx h.
Page 77 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.