## Arithmetical Essentials...Lyons and Carnahan, 1921 - Arithmetic |

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Page 170 - The square on the hypotenuse of any right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares on the other two sides.

Page 299 - MEASURE. 10 millimeters (mm.) = 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters = 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters = 1 meter (m.) 10 meters = 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters = 1 hektometer (Hm.) 10 Hektometers = 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers = 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1 meter = 39.37 inches.

Page 276 - THIS CERTIFIES that is the owner of Shares of the Capital Stock of THE JOHN F. HOWARD COMPANY, full paid and non-assessable, transferable only on the books of the Corporation by the holder hereof in person or by Attorney, upon surrender of this Certificate properly endorsed.

Page 299 - OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram (eg.) 10 centigrams = 1 decigram (dg.) 10 decigrams = 1 gram (g.) 10 grams = 1 dekagram (Dg...

Page 293 - ... salt water which was obtained from the bottom of a mine of rock salt contained 0.08 of its weight of pure salt. What weight of salt water was it necessary to evaporate in order to obtain 3896 pounds of salt ? 8. A gentleman gave away ^ of the books in his library, lent ^ of the remainder, and sold £ of what was left. He then had 420 books remaining. How many had he at first ? SEVENTH YEAR 1. If a map 10 inches wide and 16 inches long is made on a scale of 50 miles to the inch, what is the area...

Page 149 - I/Q of the remainder, and sold }£ of what was left. He then had 420 books remaining. How many had he at first? 4. A farmer's wife bought 2.75 yards of table linen at $0.87 a yard and 16 yards of flannel at $0.55 a yard. She paid in butter at $0.27 a pound. How many pounds of butter was she obliged to give? 5. If coffee sold at 33 cents a pound gives a profit of 10 per cent, what per cent of profit would there be if it were sold at 36 cents a pound? 6. Sold steel at $27.60 a ton, with a profit of...

Page 243 - The rate of interest is a certain number of hundredths of the principal paid for the use of the principal for one year.

Page 250 - If no rate is mentioned, then the legal rate of the state in which the note is made is used. This rate is commonly 6%. 2. A note made on a Sunday or a legal holiday is good. 3. Signatures made with a lead pencil are legal. 4. "Value received" is usually written in the note.

Page 149 - ... She paid in butter at $0.27 a pound. How many pounds of butter was she obliged to give? 5. If coffee sold at 33 cents a pound gives a profit of 10 per cent, what per cent of profit would there be if it were sold at 36 cents a pound? 6. Sold steel at $27.60 a ton, with a profit of 15 per cent, and a total profit of $184.50. What quantity was sold ? 7. If a woman can weave 1 inch of rag carpet a yard wide in 4 minutes, how many hours will she be obliged to work in order to weave the carpet for...

Page 294 - If a milkman buys it at $I . 20 a gallon and it costs 40 cents a gallon to bottle and deliver it, at what price per bottle must it be sold to gain 20 per cent ? 3. A fruit dealer bought 300 apples at the rate of 5 for a cent, and 300 at 4 for a cent. He sold them all at the rate of 8 for 5 cents. What did he gain on the investment? 4. A family used Ij bu.