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

William Ware & Company, 1877 - Arithmetic - 336 pages

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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 174 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen = 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Page 168 - The circumference of a circle is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, each degree into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60 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 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 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 157 - Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5\$ yards or 16\$ feet = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods or 5280 feet = 1 mile (mi.) Square Measure 144 square inches (sq.
Page 317 - At \$.30 per hund. for laths, what will the laths cost to cover the walls and ceiling of a room 24 ft. long, 18 ft. wide, and 10 ft. high, deducting ^ for openings, and allowing 100 laths to lay 5 sq. yds. ? Ans. \$6.78. 12. A woman bought a sewing-machine, paying ^ of the price down, and promising to pay...
Page 67 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 173 - March. 18 + 31 + 31 + 29 + 10 = 119. Ans. 119 days. e. How many days from March 7 to July 1, 1878 ? /. How many days from Oct. 9, 1876, to Feb. 11, 1877 ? g. How many days from January 15 to August 7, 1875 ? 374. A Table showing the Number of Days NOTE. In leap years, if the last day of February is included in the time, a day must be added to the number obtained from the table.