## Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies |

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**periods**of three figures each , counting from the right- hand or unit figure . This pointing enables us to read the hundreds , tens , and units in each**period**with facility . 32. Next above hundreds of thousands we have , successively ... Page 18

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**period**contains three figures ( units , tens , and hundreds ) , except the last**period**to the left hand , which sometimes contains only one or two figures ( units , or units and tens ) . 5. As ten units make 1 ten , 10 tens 1 hundred ... Page 19

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**period**sepa- rately , and give the name to each**period**, except the last , or**period**of units . 34. Until the pupils can write numbers readily , it may be well for them to write several**periods**of ciphers , point them off , and over each ... Page 122

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**period**( . ) , which must always be placed before or at the left hand of the decimal . Thus , fis expressed .6 54 is expressed .54 279 is expressed .279 1000 The decimal point is also called the Separatrix . This is a correct name for ... Page 184

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**periods**of dura- tion ; as years , days , minutes , etc. TABLE . 60 Seconds ( sec . ) make 1 Minute 60 Minutes 24 ...**period**of time required for the earth to revolve about the sun , or the true year , is 365 da . 5 h . 48 min . 49.7 ...### Other editions - View all

Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies Horatio Nelson Robinson No preview available - 2009 |

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Page 178 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 171 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 184 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 306 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 178 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 183 - 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 396 - A Cylinder is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, its ends being equal and parallel circles.

Page 298 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 134 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 75 - Divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.