# The Grammar-school Arithmetic: Being Book Second of the Analysis of Written Arithmetic : Designed for Public and Private Schools : Containing Mental, Slate, and Blackboard Exercises

Charles Scribner & Company, 1868 - Arithmetic - 340 pages

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### Contents

 CONTENTS 1 SECTION II 8 SECTION III 17 SECTION V 24 SECTION VI 30 Weight 36 Surveyors Measure 43 Specific gravity 50
 SECTION X 155 Subtraction of Decimals 194 Multiplication of Decimals 166 Commission Brokerage and Stocks 205 Reduction of Decimals 211 Taxes 217 SECTION XI 223 Partial Payments 233 Compound Interest 240

 Multiplication 56 SECTION VIII 77 Analysis of Composite Numbers 84 Common Multiple 90 Addition of Fractions 117 Subtraction of Fractions 133
 ALLIGATION 253 RATIO AND PROPORTION 261 SECTION XVI 287 Equation of Payments 294 U S Bonds 303

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Page 49 - April ; 5, May ; 6, June ; 7, July ; 8, August ; 9, September ; 10, October ; 11, November ; 12, December.
Page 88 - 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.
Page 46 - TABLE. 4 Gills (gi.) make 1 Pint, marked pt. 2 Pints " 1 Quart, " qt. 4 Quarts " 1 Gallon,
Page 22 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.
Page 231 - Compute the interest on the principal to the time of the first payment, and if the payment exceed this interest, add the interest to the principal and from the sum subtract the payment: the remainder forms a new principal. II.
Page 90 - The Denominator of a fraction shows the number of "equal parts into which the unit is divided, and gives the name to the fraction.
Page 93 - It will be seen by the above section that if both the numerator and denominator be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be altered...
Page 31 - Britain. 4 farthings (qr, or far.) make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, " s. 20 shillings " 1 pound, or sovereign, £. 21 shillings " 1 guinea. OBS. 1. It is customary, at the present day, to express farthings in fractions of a penny. Thus, 1 qr. is written ;<!;•_
Page 36 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.
Page 28 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.