Common School Arithmetic on the Analytic System: With an Appendix of the Metric System of Weights and Measures

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J.B. Lippincott Company, 1872 - Arithmetic - 373 pages
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Page 373 - Words, Facts, and Phrases : A Dictionary of Curious, Quaint, and Out-of-the-Way Matters. By ELIEZER EDWARDS.
Page 176 - 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 247 - If the payment be less than the Interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal ; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due...
Page 175 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 155 - Farthings (qr. or far.) make 1 Penny, d. 12 Pence " 1 Shilling, s. 20 Shillings
Page 180 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units
Page 247 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal, but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments taken together exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal, and interest is to be computed on the balance as aforesaid.
Page 146 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 171 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.
Page 97 - To REDUCE A FRACTION TO ITS LOWEST TERMS. A fraction is in its lowest terms when no number greater than 1 will exactly divide both numerator and denominator. I. Reduce ^ to its lowest terms.

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