## The Senior Arithmetic for Grammar Schools |

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Page 89 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.

Page 45 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...

Page 45 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 206 - The square of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.

Page 5 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...

Page 6 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.

Page 276 - A can shear 41 sheep in a day, B 63, and C 54; what is the number of sheep in the smallest flock that would furnish exact days' labor for each of them shearing alone ? Ans.

Page 6 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 43 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5| yards = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.) 1 mile = 1,760 yd.

Page 94 - Two men start from the same place and travel in the same direction ; one, 5 miles an hour ; the other, 7 miles an hour.