D.C. Heath & Company, 1902 - Arithmetic

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Page 12 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 446 - ... feet = 1 cord cd. NOTE. — In computing the contents of an enclosing wall, masons and brick-layers regard it as one straight wall whose length is the distance around it on the outside. Corners are thus measured twice.
Page 445 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 12 - 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 445 - Linear Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5...
Page 474 - Add 9|, .845, 7f, 56|, .65£, 59.34, and 37f, and express the sum in words. 6. If .7^ of a ton of hay is worth twelve dollars sixty cents, what will 8^ tons cost ? 7. At \$3.65 a cord, what is the value of a pile of cordwood 186 feet long and 8 feet high ? 8. Find the number of square yards in the walls and ceiling of a room 21 ft. by 15 ft. by 10 ft. 9. A has 385 acres of land, which is 44% of the number of acres owned by B. How many acres have both ? 1. If 9 yards of silk cost \$11.25, what will...
Page 447 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (pwt.) 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces ... 1 pound (Ib.) Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, precious stones, etc. APOTHECARIES
Page 522 - Ex. 3. To find the number of square yards in a triangle whose base is 49 feet, and height 25J feet.
Page 519 - From 6f acres of land a man sold % of an acre for \$ 75. At that rate, what was the whole piece worth ? 17. How many square yards are there in the walls of a room whose perimeter is 108 ft. and height 12 ft. ? LESSON 112 1. Find the time by compound subtraction from Oct. 28, 1893, to April 8, 1899. 2. How many gallons will a cistern hold that is 13 ft. long, 8 ft. wide, and 7 ft. deep ? 3. How many bricks will it take to build a wall 40 ft.
Page 499 - At the rate of 2 for 5 cents, for how many dozen oranges will a man receive three dollars ? 12. How many posts will be required for a fence 28 rods long, if the posts are set 7 feet apart? 13. Find the capacity of tanks : 33 in. by 28 in. by 21 in. 36" by 33" by 14". 35" x 21" x 11". 14. How many tiles 6 inches square will be required to pave a hall 15 feet long and 4 feet wide ? 15. How many square yards are there in the walls of a room 22 feet long, 18 feet wide, and 9 feet high ? 16. If a merchant...