# Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies

American book Company, 1892 - Arithmetic - 416 pages

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### Contents

 DEFINITIONS 7 ADDITION 21 SUBTRACTION 30 MULTIPLICATION 37 DIVISION 67 FRACTIONS 91 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 121 MEASUREMENTS 218
 MEASUREMENTS 337 Plastering Painting and AVERAGE 343 PERCENTAGE 350 Simple Interest 371 RATIO 396 Partitive Proportion 336 PROMISCUOUS EXAMPLES 405 Copyright

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Page 178 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 171 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 184 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 306 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 178 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 183 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 396 - A Cylinder is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, its ends being equal and parallel circles.
Page 298 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 134 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 75 - Divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.