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Page 17 - DIVISION we find how many times one number is contained in another. The number to be divided, is called the DIVIDEND ; the number by which to divide is called the DIVISOR; the number of times the dividend contains the divisor is called the QUOTIENT.
Page 4 - Standard 1,728 cubic inches 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet 1 cubic yard 128 cubic feet 1 cord of wood...
Page 4 - Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) — 1 pennyweight (dwt). 20 pennyweights — 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces — 1 pound (Ib.).
Page 35 - ... then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first, the quotient will be the fourth term or answer, in the same denomination vj'ilh the third term.
Page 4 - Apothecaries' Weight 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple (3) 3 scruples = 1 dram (3) 8 drams = 1 ounce ( 3 ) 12 ounces =; 1 pound (ft...
Page 39 - If a person travel 300 miles in 10 days of 12 hours each, in how many days of 16 hours each will he travel 600 miles?
Page 46 - When the price is pounds and shillings, or pounds, shillings, pence, and farthings. Rule. Multiply...
Page 29 - III. When the multiplier is not a composite number, take that which is nearest to it, and multiply by its component parts, as before ; then add or subtract as many times the first line as the number so taken is greater or less than the given multiplier.
Page 41 - Simple proportion is the equality of the ratio of two quantities to that of two other quantities. Compound proportion is the equality of the ratio of two quantities to another ratio, the antecedent and consequent of which are respectively the products of the antecedents and consequents of two or more ratios.