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### Contents

 Addition 7 Subtraction 14 Multiplication 23 Division 31 Factoring 43 Fractional Relation of Numbers 71 Decimals 80
 Compound or Denominate Numbers 91 Metric Weights and Measures 101 Percentage 108 Interest For One or More Years 117 General Analysis O 127 Powers and Roots 143 Metric Weights and Measures Compared with Those 153

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Page 91 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (�). 156.
Page 95 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl.) 2 barrels = 1 hogshead (hhd...
Page 94 - A Cord of wood is a pile 8 ft. long, 4 ft. wide, and 4 ft. high ; for 8 x 4 x 4 = 128.
Page 93 - Square Measure is used in measuring surfaces, as of land, boards, plastering, etc. The denominations are square inches, square feet, square yards, square rods, and square miles. 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.
Page 164 - If 4 men can do a piece of work in 6 days, how long will it take 12 men to do the same work?
Page 94 - TABLE. 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) are 1 cubic foot, cu.ft. 27 cubic feet " 1 cubic yard, cu. yd. 1 28 cubic feet
Page 136 - A man and a boy start from the same place at the same time, and travel in the same direction ; the...
Page 45 - What is a prime number? composite number? even number? odd number? 3. One number is a Multiple of another when it can be divided by it without a remainder. Thus 8 is a multiple of 2; 15 of 5; 33 of 11. 4. A number is a Common Multiple of two or more numbers when it can be divided by each of them without a remainder. Thus, 15 is a common multiple of 3 and 5 ; 16 of 2, 4 and 8; 28 of 4 and 7 ; 54 of 2, 3, 6, 9, 18 and 27. 5. An Aliquot, or even part, is any number which is contained in another number...
Page 46 - The least common multiple 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.