# Household Arithmetic

Lippincott, 1920 - Arithmetic - 271 pages

### Contents

 BUDGETS AND ACCOUNTS 13 Economy in Purchasing 26 Annual Summary 36 SHELTER 45 OPERATION 61 CLOTHING 89
 FOOD 119 HIGHER LIFE 193 APPENDIX 253 BIBLIOGRAPHY 261 Copyright

### Popular passages

Page 187 - 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 188 - OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram (eg.) 10 centigrams = 1 decigram (dg.) 10 decigrams = 1 gram (g.) 10 grams = 1 dekagram (Dg...
Page 187 - Measures of Length 10 millimeters (mm.) = 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters = 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters = 1 meter (m.) 10 meters = 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters = 1 hektometer (Hm.) 10 hektometers = 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers = 1 myriameter (Mm.) Measures of Surface 100 sq.
Page 187 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 187 - Measures of Capacity 10 milliliters (ml) =1 centiliter cl 10 centiliters =1 deciliter dl 10 deciliters =1 liter 1 10 liters =1 dekaliter Dl 10 dekaliters =1 hektoliter HI 10 hektoliters =1 kiloliter Kl NOTE — The liter is equal to the volume occupied by 1 cubic decimeter.
Page 253 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 176 - The average of five analyses of cereal coffee grain is: Water 6.2, protein 13.3, fat 3.4, carbohydrates 72.6, and ash 4.5 per cent. Only a portion of the nutrients, however, enter into the infusion. The average in the table represents the available nutrients in the beverage Infusions of genuine coffee and of tea like the above contain practically no nutrients.
Page 175 - In some fruits, as oranges and prunes, the amount rejected in eating is practically the same as refuse. In others, as apples and pears, more or less of the edible, material is ordinarily rejected with the skin and seeds and other inedible portions. The edible material which is thus thrown away, and should properly be classed with the waste, is here classed with the refuse. The figures for refuse here given represent, as oearly as can be ascertained, the quantities ordinarily rejected.
Page 175 - Such vegetables as potatoes, squash, beets, etc., have a certain amount of inedible material, skin, seeds, etc. The amount varies with the method of preparing the vegetables, and cannot be accurately estimated. The figures given for refuse of vegetables, fruits, etc., are assumed to represent approximately the amount of refuse in these foods as ordinarily prepared.
Page 252 - The same number, or equal numbers, may be added to both members of an equation without destroying the equality.