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

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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...

Page 805 - 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 722 - 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 532 - How much will it cost to plaster the walls and ceiling of a room 16 ft. 3' long, 14 ft. 2

Page 585 - Sixty days after sight of this First of Exchange (Second unpaid), pay to the order of John W.

Page 648 - If a boy buys peaches at the rate of 5 for 2 cents, and sells them at the rate of 4 for 3 cents, how many must he buy and sell to make a profit of $4.20 ? 34.