## The Practical Arithmetic on the Inductive Plan: Including Oral and Written Exercises |

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acres altitude amount ANALYSIS annual apples barrels base bought bushels cash ciphers commission common fraction compound interest contained convex surface cost cube root cubic inches decimal denominate numbers diameter divided dividend dollars draft earn equal exact divisor expressed feet long figures Find flour frustum gain gallon given numbers gold greatest common divisor horses hundred hundredths improper fractions insured integers invested least common least common multiple metres miles minuend mixed numbers money being worth months multiplicand Multiply paid par value payable payment pence pound sterling premium prime factors principle PRINCIPLES.-1 PROCESS profit purchased quarts quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder selling share shillings side similar fractions slant height square feet square root subtract tens term of credit thousandths triangle units weight write WRITTEN EXERCISES yards of cloth

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Page 168 - 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 175 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 342 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 324 - ... subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for the next dividend.

Page 180 - TABLE. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight. (pwt.) 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce. (oz.) 12 ounces = 1 pound. (Ib.) Apothecaries' Weight is used in compounding medicines.

Page 184 - ANGULAR MEASURE. 60 seconds (") = 1 minute ('). 60 minutes = 1 degree (°). 360 degrees = 1 circumference.

Page 181 - TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.

Page 58 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 338 - To find the sum of an arithmetical series : Multiply half the sum of the extremes by the number of terms.

Page 97 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.