New Practical Arithmetic: In which the Science and Its Applications are Simplified by Induction and Analysis : Prepared to Accompany the Mathematical Series of Benjamin Greenleaf
R.S. Davis & Company, 1872 - 324 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Common terms and phrases
acres added amount APPLICATIONS balance barrels base bill bought bushels called cent common compound interest contained cost cube cubic decimal denominator denoting diameter difference discount divided dividend division divisor dollars entire equal equivalent Examples Exchange Exercises Explain the operation expressed face factors feet figures five fraction gain given half Hence hundred inches interest July length less loss measure meters miles mills minutes mixed months Multiply OPERATION paid payment period places pound prime principal proceeds proportion quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder Repeat REVIEW QUESTIONS rods Rule share sides simple sold SOLUTION square square root subtract surface Table tens third thousand units weight whole worth write yards
Page 230 - In every proportion the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 85 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Page 148 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 97 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 142 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES
Page 87 - Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so on, until there is no remainder; the last divisor will be the greatest common divisor.
Page 210 - RULE. Divide the given interest by the interest of $1 for the given time, and the quotient will be the answer.
Page 148 - A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center; as the figure ADB E.
Page 262 - A hare starts 25 of its leaps in advance of a hound, and takes 4 leaps to the hound's 3 ; but 2 of the hound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the hound take to overtake the hare ? SOLUTION.
Page 147 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...