# Higher Arithmetic, Including Easy Algebraic Equations and Simple Geometrical Problems

D.C. Heath & Company, 1897 - 394 pages
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### Contents

 ONE UNKNOWN QUANTITY 451 PERCENTAGE INTERESTDISCOUNT 459 Interestbearing Notes 481 BANK DISCOUNT 489 COMMERCIAL DISCOUNT 509 SURFACES AND VOLUMES 517 SIMPLE INTEREST 519 COMMERCIAL DISCOUNT 529
 SURFACES OF SOLIDS 681 CUBE ROOT 692 Volume of Sphere 701 Government Lands 720 CHAPTER XV 728 MULTIPLICATION OF ALGEBRAIC QUANTITIES 745 CHAPTER XVI 755 CALCULATION OF HEIGHTS AND DISTANCES 785

 MEASUREMENTS 550 PARTNERSHIP 558 COMPOUND INTEREST 565 EXCHANGE 575 CHAPTER XIII 588 SURFACES AND VOLUMES 601 SQUARE ROOT 607 PROPORTION 624 EQUATION OF PAYMENTS 657 MENSURATION OF PLANE SURFACES 667
 VOLUMES 797 APPENDIX 805 INDEX 819 459 820 471 826 657 827 509 832 701 834 Copyright

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Page 805 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 806 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year (yr.) 366 days = 1 leap year 12 months (mo.) = 1 year 10 years = 1 decade 10 decades or \ , , , „ , 1=1 century (cen. or U.) 100 years / J v ' Thirty days has September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 809 - THE UNITED STATES RULE. Find the amount of the principal to the time when the payment, or sum of the payments, equals or exceeds the interest. From this amount deduct the payment or sum of the payments.
Page 800 - V9 x 25 sq. ft. = 15 sq. ft. NOTE. — The mean proportional between two numbers is equal to the square root of their product. 13. Find the volume of the frustum of a square pyramid, its upper base containing 64 square inches, and its lower base 196 square inches, its altitude being 18 inches. 1294. Note that the mean proportional between 64 and 196 is 8 x 14, or 112. Since each is multiplied by one-third of the altitude, the operation is shortened by adding together the three areas, 64, 196, and...
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