## Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied ... : Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States |

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Having the Diameter of a Circle , to find the Circumference ; or , having the

Circumference , to find the Diameter , ex . 171-175 . To find the Area of a Circle ,

ex . 176–179 . of a Globe , ex . 180 , 181 . To find the Solid

ex .

Having the Diameter of a Circle , to find the Circumference ; or , having the

Circumference , to find the Diameter , ex . 171-175 . To find the Area of a Circle ,

ex . 176–179 . of a Globe , ex . 180 , 181 . To find the Solid

**Contents**of a Globe ,ex .

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How is the superficial

of wood make a cord ? 19. What is understood by a cord foot ? 20. How many

such ...

How is the superficial

**contents**of a square figure found ? 17. How is the solid**contents**of any body found in cubic measure ? 18. How many solid or cubic feetof wood make a cord ? 19. What is understood by a cord foot ? 20. How many

such ...

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First find the

how many yards in length of bocking that is 14 yd . wide it will take to make the

same quantity . Ans . 12 yards of camlet . 17. If 14 yd . in breadth require 204 yds

...

First find the

**contents**of the camlet in square measure ; then it will be easy to findhow many yards in length of bocking that is 14 yd . wide it will take to make the

same quantity . Ans . 12 yards of camlet . 17. If 14 yd . in breadth require 204 yds

...

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Bought cloth at 15 s . per yard , which not proving so good as I expected , I am

Bought 50 gallons of brandy , at 92 cents per gallon , but by accident 10 gallons ...

Bought cloth at 15 s . per yard , which not proving so good as I expected , I am

**content**to lose ' 174 per cent .; how must I sell it per yard ? Ans . 12 s . 41 d . 24.Bought 50 gallons of brandy , at 92 cents per gallon , but by accident 10 gallons ...

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Duodecimals are chiefly used in measuring surfaces and colids . 1. How many

square feet in a board 16 feet 7 inches long , and I foot 3 inches wide ? Note .

Length x breadth = superficial

primes ...

Duodecimals are chiefly used in measuring surfaces and colids . 1. How many

square feet in a board 16 feet 7 inches long , and I foot 3 inches wide ? Note .

Length x breadth = superficial

**contents**, ( TT 25. ) OPERATION . 17 inches , orprimes ...

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