## New Practical Arithmetic: In which the Science and Its Applications are Simplified by Induction and Analysis |

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acres added amount APPLICATIONS balance barrels base bill bought bushels called cent common compound interest contained cords cost cube cubic decimal denominator denoting diameter difference discount divided dividend division divisor dollars equal equivalent Examples Exchange Exercises Explain the operation expressed face factors feet figures five fourth fraction gain given half Hence hundred inches interest leaps length less loss Measure meters miles mills mixed months Multiply OPERATION paid payment period places pound principal proceeds proportion quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder Repeat REVIEW QUESTIONS rods root Rule share sides simple sold SOLUTION square subtract surface Table tens third thousand tons units weight whole worth write written yards

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Page 146 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 43 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.

Page 113 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.

Page 67 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.

Page 143 - 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 66 - 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 87 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.

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

Page 224 - In every proportion the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 146 - A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center; as the figure ADB E.