Graded Problems in Arithmetic and Mensuration
E.H. Butler & Company, 1880 - Arithmetic - 232 pages
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Page 98 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard 128 cubic feet = 1 cord...
Page 97 - Measure 144 square inches = 1 square foot 9 square feet = 1 square yard 30J square yards = 1 square rod 160 square rods = 1 acre 640 acres = 1 square mile...
Page 114 - Multiply the first term by that power of the ratio whose index is one less than the number of terms, and the product will be the...
Page 107 - From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side ; multiply the half sum and the three remainders together, and the square root of the product will be the area required.
Page 81 - If 18 men can dig a trench 200 yards long, 3 yards wide, and 2 yards deep, in 6 days of 10 hours each, in how many days of 8 hours each will 10 men dig a trench 100 yards long, 4 yards wide, and 3 yards deep ? 4.
Page 90 - To change dollars and cents to cents, or dollars, cents, and mills to mills, remove the decimal point and the sign, $. 5.
Page 93 - If the number of any denomination in the subtrahend exceed that of the same denomination in the minuend, add to the number in the minuend as many units as make one of the next higher...
Page 117 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Page 118 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes «= 1 Hour 24 Hours => 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days =• 1 Lunar Month...
Page 83 - How many square yards in the walls and ceiling of a room 21 ft. long, 18 ft. wide, and 9 ft.