The Illustrative Practical Arithmetic ...

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Brewer and Tileston, 1873 - Arithmetic

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Page 167 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 125 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 168 - The circumference of a circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees; each degree into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60 seconds. Degrees, minutes, and seconds are designated by the characters , ', ". Thus 23 14' 35" is read 23 degrees, 14 minutes, and 35 seconds.
Page 160 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards — 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 155 - Troy weight are weighed gold,* silver, jewels, and all iquors. The denominations are pounds, ounces, pennyweights, and grains. TABLE. 24 grains (grs.) make 1 pennyweight, marked pwt. 20 pennyweights - - 1 ounce, ----- oz. 12 ounces - - - - 1 pound, ----- lb.
Page 166 - TABLE. 4 gills (gi.) - make - - 1 pint, marked pt. 2 pints ------- 1 quart, - - - qt. 4 quarts ------ 1 gallon, - - - gal. 31 gallons ------ 1 barrel, - - - bar.
Page 174 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen = 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Page 67 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 153 - Rule. — Multiply the number of the highest denomination given by the number required of the next lower denomination to make one of that higher, and to the product add the number, if any, of the lower denomination. Proceed in like manner till the whole is reduced to the required denomination.
Page 237 - RULE. — Divide the given sum by the amount of $ 1 for the given time and rate, and the quotient will be the PRESENT WORTH.

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