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

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16 cents 30 days acres annuity arithmetical arithmetical series balance barrels bill bought bushels cents a pound ciphers circumference common fraction compound interest contained convex surface cost cube root cubic decimal point denoting diameter discount divided dividend dollars equal equivalent fractions exact divisor Examples Exchange Explain the operation feet find the amount frustum gain gallons geometrical series given number greatest common divisor hectoliter Hence hight hundred hundredths improper fraction kilogram leaps least common multiple meters miles mills minuend mixed number months Multiply number expressed number of terms payable payment pennyweights poll taxes principal proportion pyramid or cone quantity quotient rate per cent ratio Reduce remainder Repeat the Rule REVIEW QUESTIONS sides sold solid inches SOLUTION square root subtract term of credit third thousand thousandths tons triangle whole number write

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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.