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Page 54 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 56 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 241 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 64 - Time. 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 246 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 65 - The terms folio, quarto, octavo, duodecimo, etc., indicate the number of leaves into which a sheet of paper is folded. A sheet folded in 2 leaves is called a Folio.
Page 65 - Number. 12 units — 1 dozen (doz.). 12 dozen = 1 gross (gro.). 12 gross =• 1 great gross. 20 units — 1 score.
Page 189 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.
Page 151 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 60 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.