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

Leach, Shewell, and Sanborn, 1882 - Arithmetic - 200 pages
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### Contents

 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 1 ADDITION 10 UNITED STATES MONEY 18 SUBTRACTION 24 MULTIPLICATION 38 REVIEW 50 MISCELLANEOUS 74
 ACCOUNTS AND BILLS 86 DECIMALS 133 REVIEW 145 REVIEW 161 INTEREST 174 BUSINESS FORMS 180 Copyright

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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.