# Common School Arithmetic

Thompson, Brown & Company, 1876 - Arithmetic - 327 pages

### Contents

 Definitions 7 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 128 UNITED STATES MONEY 144 COMPOUND NUMBERS 158 PERCENTAGE 183 Partial Payments 194 Problems in Interest 200 Compound Interest 206
 Insurance 214 Ratio 254 Compound Proportion 263 Involution 274 Metric System 313 Government Securities 325 108 5

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Page 42 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.
Page 282 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 76 - TABLE. 60 Seconds (sec.) make 1 Minute, m. 60 Minutes " 1 Hour, h. 24 Hours
Page 76 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 294 - RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient, increased by 1, is the number of terms.
Page 38 - ... product. 74. Multiply 5723 by 2004. This is only carrying out the OPERATION. principle (in addition) of setting 5723 units under units, tens under tens, 2004 etc. The 2 of the multiplier is 2000> and 200° times 3 are 6000> ^ 4 4 g .•. the 6 of the partial product should be written in the thousands' a Product, 11468892 plac6) je directly under the 2 of the multiplier.
Page 69 - 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 275 - To involve a quantity that is already a power : RULE. Multiply the index of the given number by the index of the power to which it is to be raised. Thus, the 3d power of...
Page 74 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 62 - WEIGHT is used in weighing gold, silver, and precious stones. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Pennyweight, dwt.