# The Illustrative Practical Arithmetic by a Natural Method with Dictation Exercises: For Common Schools, High Schools, Normal Schools, and Academies

Brewer and Tileston, 1871 - Arithmetic - 336 pages

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Page 125 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
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 67 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 168 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every part of which is equally distant from : a point within called the centre ; as AEFGBD.
Page 237 - To find the present worth — Divide the given sum by the amount of \$1 for the given time, and the quotient will be the PRESENT WORTH.
Page 31 - How many days are there in the year, there being in January, 31 days ; in February, 28 ; in March, 31 ; in April, 30 ; in May, 31 ; in June, 30 ; in July, 31 ; in August, 31 ; in September, 30 ; in October, 31 ; in November, 30 ; and in December, 31 ? 93.
Page 167 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 174 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen = 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.