# Practical Arithmetic

University Publishing Company, 1888 - Arithmetic - 376 pages
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### Contents

 Notation and Numeration 1 109 49 285 100 DENOMINATE INTEGERS 138 Tables of Capacity 165 DENOMINATE DECIMALS 196 MEASUREMENT 205
 PERCENTAGE 214 PROFIT AND Loss 229 COMMISSION 239 STOCKS AND BONDS 250 MENSURATION 257 Taxes 263

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Page 77 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 68 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 68 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 171 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 335 - RULE. — From half the sum of the three sides, subtract each side separately; multiply the half -sum and the three remainders together; the square root of the product is the area.
Page 172 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off in the product as many decimal places as there are in both factors.
Page 326 - Which proves that the square of a number composed of tens and units contains, the square of the tens plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 332 - D", and A* : Bi : : C* : D*. BOOK III. THE CIRCLE, AND THE MEASURE OF ANGLES. DEFINITIONS. 152. A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre; as the figure ADB E.
Page 127 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 91 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 30 is the least common multiple of 10 and 15.