## A Brief Course in Arithmetic: Oral and Written : on the Basis of Works by Benjamin Greenleaf |

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Page 74 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 150 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.

Page 153 - 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 92 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...

Page 1 - A number is a unit or a collection of units; as one, three apples, five boys. 4. The unit of a number is one of the collection of units which constitutes the number. Thus, the unit of twelve is one, of twenty dollars is one dollar.

Page 120 - Reduce the dividend and divisor, if necessary, to equivalent fractions having a common denominator, and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.

Page 33 - S 12.68 in his pocket.book, but spent $ 5.97. How much had he left ? 2. A class of 54 scholars spelled 2486 words and missed 197. How many were spelled right ? 3. Washington died in 1799 at the age of 67. In what year was he born ? 4. The subtrahend is 9478 and the minuend 12401. What is the difference ? Prove it. 5. A gentleman having $ 10,000 bought a house for $ 7425. How much had he left ? 6. Mrs. Wright went to Boston with $20. She bought silk for $ 8.47 and velvet for $ 7.94. How much had she...

Page 93 - The Value of a fraction is the quotient of the numerator divided by the denominator.

Page 45 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.

Page 174 - The Rate of interest is the number of hundredths of the principal paid for its use one year.