## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States |

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When measure is applied to solids which have length , breadth , and thickness , it is called solid or

When measure is applied to solids which have length , breadth , and thickness , it is called solid or

**cubic**measure . A solid inch is a body , or block ... Page 41

6400 chains make 1 sq . mile , sia X. SOLID , or

6400 chains make 1 sq . mile , sia X. SOLID , or

**CUBIC**MEASURE . 1728 inches , in . make 1 foot , fto in . 1728 feet 1 yard | cord 27 feet 1 yard , yd . Page 42

2 pints , pts . make 1 quart , qt .

2 pints , pts . make 1 quart , qt .

**cubic**701 qt . 1 gæl . bar . hhd . 4 quarts 1 gallon , gal . inches 282 36 gallons 1 barrel , bar . 10152 144 Ski 1 ! Page 55

... and 68 average judgment ? nine - pences over . Ans . $ 7957 50 over . is 34. In 5529600

... and 68 average judgment ? nine - pences over . Ans . $ 7957 50 over . is 34. In 5529600

**cubic**inches , should pay D $ 160 . 55 MISCELLANEOUS . Page 56

In 5529600

In 5529600

**cubic**inches , should pay D $ 100 ; and Q how many cords of wood ? said C. should pay D $ 55 ; but Ans . 25 cords .### What people are saying - Write a review

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Page 76 - 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 109 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 97 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 74 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.

Page 105 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...

Page 67 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 68 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

Page 120 - RULE. Multiply all the terms of the natural series of numbers, from 1 up to the given number, continually together, and the last product will be the answer required. ExAMPLEs.

Page 89 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.