# The Illustrative Practical Arithmetic by a Natural Method ...

Brewer and Tileston, 1869 - 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 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 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 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 165 - A pile of wood 4 feet wide, 4 feet high, and 8 feet long, contains 1 cord. A pile 4 feet wide, 4 feet high, and 1 foot long, contains 1 cord foot.
Page 320 - Separate the multiplier into convenient factors, multiply the multiplicand by one of the factors, and that product by another factor, and so on, till all the factors are employed ; the last prod* net is the true answer ; thus, 41 X 25 = 41 X 5 X 5.
Page 275 - If 15 men can do a piece of work in 12 days, how many men can do it in 20 days ? Ans. 9 men. 3. If 72 cents is paid for 6 hours' washing, how much should be paid for 8£ hours
Page 323 - ... accrued upon the yearly interests, then to cancel the yearly interests themselves, and then towards the payment of the principal. 3. Proceed in the same way with succeeding payments, computing, however, no interest beyond the time of settlement.
Page 67 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.