# Household Arithmetic

Lippincott, 1920 - Arithmetic - 271 pages

### Contents

 BUDGETS AND ACCOUNTS 13 SHELTER 45 OPERATION 61 CLOTHING 89 FOOD 119 100Calorie Portion 144 Economy in Planning Meals 160
 Chemical Composition of Foodstuffs 166 Table A Average Composition of Common American Food Products 176 Price List 184 HIGHER LIFE 193 APPENDIX 253 BIBLIOGRAPHY 261 Copyright

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Page 189 - 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 189 - Measures of Length 10 millimeters (mm.) = 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters = 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters = 1 meter (m.) 10 meters = 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters = 1 hektometer (Hm.) 10 hektometers = 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers = 1 myriameter (Mm.) Measures of Surface 100 sq.
Page 177 - In some fruits, as oranges and prunes, the amount rejected in eating is practically the same as refuse. In others, as apples and pears, more or less of the edible material is ordinarily rejected with the skin and seeds and other inedible portions. The edible material which is thus thrown away, and should properly be classed with the waste, is here classed with the refuse. The figures for refuse here given represent, as nearly a3 can be ascertained, the quantities ordinarily rejected.
Page 255 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 189 - Liquid Measure 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 178 - The average of five analyses of cereal coffee grain is: Water 6.2 protein 13.3, fat 3.4, carbohydrates 72.6, and ash 4.5 per cent. Only a portion of the nutrients, however, enter into the infusion. The average in the table represents the available nutrients in the beverage. Infusions of genuine coffee and of tea like the above contain practically no nutrients.
Page 190 - MEASURES OF WEIGHT 10 milligrams (mg.) = 1 centigram eg. 10 centigrams =1 decigram dg. 10 decigrams =1 gram g. 10 grams =1 decagram Dg. 10 decagrams =1 hectogram Hg. 10 hectograms = 1 kilogram Kg.
Page 238 - ... National City Bank of New York, said: In the group of great industrial nations there has come forward in recent years one that has taken a place in the very front rank among industrial competitors. That nation is Germany. Her people have lacked the peculiar 1 " Case and Comment," Sept., 1913, p. 234. EDUCATION INCREASES PRODUCTIVE, POWER. MASSACHUSETTS GAVE HER CITIZENS 7 YEARS...
Page 177 - Such vegetables as potatoes, squash, beets, etc., have a certain amount of inedible material, skin, seeds, etc. The amount varies with the method of preparing the vegetables, and cannot be accurately estimated. The figures given for refuse of vegetables, fruits, etc., are assumed to represent approximately the amount of refuse in these foods as ordinarily prepared.
Page 177 - Fruits contain a certain proportion of inedible materials, as skin, seeds, etc., which are properly classed as refuse. In some fruits, as oranges and prunes, the amount rejected in eating is practically the same as refuse. In others, as apples and pears, more or less of the edible material is ordinarily rejected with the skin and seeds and other inedible portions. The edible material which is thus thrown away, and should properly be classed with the waste, is here classed with the refuse. The figures...