The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written
Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1874 - Arithmetic - 516 pages
"Furnish a text-book on the subject of arithmetic, complete not only as a treatise, but as a comprehensive manual for the class-room and therefore embodying every necessary form of illustration and exercise, both oral and written." -- Preface.
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acres acres of land amount ANALYSIS.—Since barrels of flour base bill bought brokerage bushels cents a pound Change ciphers common denominator compound interest contained cords of wood cube root decimal diameter discount Divide dividend divisible dollars Dry Measure equal equations exact divisor expressed figure Find the cost gain gallons given number gold greatest common divisor Hence horses hundred hundredths improper fraction inches Insurance integers least common denominator least common multiple less lowest terms measure miles minuend mixed numbers multiplicand Multiply number of terms OPERATION ORAL EXERCISES paid payment premium prime factors principal quotient ratio Reduce remainder required term rods Rule RULE.-I selling share sold subtract subtrahend tens thousand tons units weight wide worth write WRITTEN EXERCISES yards of cloth
Page 351 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 457 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 395 - What is the weight of a block of granite 8 ft. long, 4 ft. wide, and 10 in. thick, if a similar block 10 ft. long, 5 ft. wide, and 16 in. thick, weigh 5200 pounds ? 12. If it cost $15 to carry 20 tons 1£ miles, what will it cost to carry 400 tons £ of a mile ? 13. If it take 13500 bricks to build a wall 200 ft. long, 20 ft. high, and 16 in. thick, each brick being 8 in. long, 4 in. wide, and 2 in. thick, how many bricks 10 in. long, 5 in. wide, 3£ in. thick, will be required to build a wall 600...
Page 353 - That the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value; and the values of the standard coins in circulation of the various nations of the world shall be estimated quarterly by the Director of the Mint and be proclaimed by the Secretary of the Treasury quarterly on the 1st day of January, April, July, and October in each year.
Page 202 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units
Page 384 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.
Page 37 - ... by another. The number thus added to itself, or the number to be multiplied, is called the multiplicand. The number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be taken, or the number by which we multiply, is called the multiplier. The result obtained by multiplying is called the product. 45. The sign of multiplication is x . It is read times or multiplied by.
Page 304 - RULE. Divide the given interest by the interest of $1 for the given time and rate, and the quotient will be the principal.
Page 158 - RULE. I. Write the subtrahend under the minuend, so that units of the same denomination shall stand under each other.
Page 329 - Coupon. A certificate of interest due, printed at the bottom of transferable bonds, designed to be cut off and presented for payment when the interest is due. Credit Memorandum.