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Meter is the base of the system, and is the one tenmillionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to either pole, or 39.37079 inches.
Fish's Arithmetic Number Two: Oral and Written, Upon the Inductive Method - Page 302
by Daniel W. Fish - 1883 - 352 pages

## Introduction to The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1874 - 348 pages
...others ara derived, are : — The METER, which was intended to be, and is nearly, one ten-millionth of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the pole. The SQUARE METER, which is the square whose side is one meter; and the ARE (pronounced air),...

## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 462 pages
...and measures is based upon the decimal scale. 799. The Mcter is the base of the system, and is the one tenmillionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to either pole, or 39. 37079 inches. 800. From the Meter are made the Are (air), the Stere (stair), the...

## Arithmetical Problems, Oral and Written: With Numerous Tables of Money ...

Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1875 - 290 pages
...and measures is based upon the decimal scale. 64. The dieter is the base of the system, and is the one ten-millionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to either pole, or 39.37079 inches. 65. From the Meter are made the Are (air), the Stere (stair), the...

## The Junior-class Arithmetic: Oral and Written : Designed for Graded Schools

Daniel W. Fish - Arithmetic - 1875 - 350 pages
...and measures is based upon the decimal scale. 450. The Meter is the base of the system, and is the one ten-millionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to either pole, or 39.37079 inches. 451. From the Meter are made the Are (air), the Stere (stair), the...

## The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 496 pages
...and measures is based upon the decimal scale. 799. The Meter is the base of the system, and is the one tenmillionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to either pole, or 39.37079 inches. 800. From the Meter are made the Are (air), the Stere (stair), the...

## New Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises, for Beginners

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1875 - 216 pages
...dec'i, ct n'ti, and mYl'li. MEASURES OF LEN6TH. 223. The Meter, the unit of length, is one ten-millionth of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the pole. Table. 10 millimeters (mm.) are 1 centimeter, cm. 10 centimeters, 1 de(/imeter. 10 decimeters,...

## Common School Arithmetic

James Stewart Eaton - Arithmetic - 1876 - 366 pages
...system, since the measures of capacity and the weights are all derived from it. It is one ten millionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the pole, or one forty millionth part of the earth's circumference, measured over the poles. NOTK. Strictly...

## Introduction to the National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1876 - 344 pages
...others are derived, are : — The METER, which was intended to be, and is nearly, one ten-millionth of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to the pole. The SQUARE METER, which is the square whose side is one meter ; and the ARE (pronounced air),...