The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written
Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1874 - Arithmetic - 516 pages
"Furnish a text-book on the subject of arithmetic, complete not only as a treatise, but as a comprehensive manual for the class-room and therefore embodying every necessary form of illustration and exercise, both oral and written." -- Preface.
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Page 357 - That the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value...
Page 388 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.
Page 355 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 461 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 199 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 192 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 433 - Whence it follows, that the cube of a number composed of tens and units, is equal to the cube of the tens, plus three times the product of the square of the tens by the units, plus three times the product of the tens by the square of the units, plus the cube of the units. This being the case, the cube of the tens...
Page 473 - The volumes of similar solids are to each other as the cubes of their like dimensions.
Page 52 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 399 - If it take 13500 bricks to build a wall 200 ft. long, 20 ft. high, and 16 in. thick, each brick being 8 in. long, 4 in. wide, and 2 in. thick, how many bricks 10 in.