# A Brief Course in Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Leach, Shewell and Sanborn, 1882 - Arithmetic - 200 pages
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### Contents

 ADDITION 10 UNITED STATES MONEY 18 SUBTRACTION 24 MULTIPLICATION 38 REVIEW 50 MISCELLANEOUS 74 ACCOUNTS AND BILLS 86 REVIEW 124
 DECIMALS 133 REVIEW 145 MEASUREMENTS 154 REVIEW 161 INTEREST 174 BUSINESS FORMS 180 PAGE 189 Copyright

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Page 120 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 55 - Division is finding how many times one number is contained in another; or It is finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 74 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 92 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...
Page 150 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 1 - A number is a unit or a collection of units; as one, three apples, five boys. 4. The unit of a number is one of the collection of units which constitutes the number. Thus, the unit of twelve is one, of twenty dollars is one dollar.
Page 148 - Measures are those used in measuring lines and distances. TABLE. 12 inches (in.) are 1 foot, ft. 3 feet " 1 yard, yd. 5^ yards, or 16J feet
Page 45 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 86 - A bill is Receipted when its payment is acknowledged in writing by the creditor, or by some one authorized to sign for him. NOTE. M. stands for " thousand
Page 67 - To divide a number by 100, move the decimal point two places to the left. Thus 7 + 100 = 0.07 or .07.