## A Practical Arithmetic |

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acres added amount annual average bank barrels base beginning bought bushels called cents Change coal common compound contains cords cube cubic decimal denominator diameter difference discount divide dividend division divisor dollars equal EXERCISE expressed factors feet field figures Find the cost Find the number five foot four fraction gain gallons given Hence hold hundred inches integral interest July June length measure meter miles million months Multiply Page paid payment person pounds principal quarts quotient receive rectangular Reduce remainder root rule selling Sept shares sides sold SOLUTION square subtract tens term third thousand tons units weighs whole wide wood worth write WRITTEN yards

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Page 357 - 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 150 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.

Page 341 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 158 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...

Page 272 - ... is equal to the square root of the difference of the squares of the hypotenuse and the other side.

Page 146 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...

Page 270 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.

Page 251 - That is, in any proportion either extreme is equal to the product of the means divided by the other extreme ; and either mean is equal to the product of the extremes divided by the other mean.

Page 85 - In this and the following examples, answers to the nearest hundredth are sufficiently correct. 11. A cubic foot of platinum, the heaviest substance known, weighs 1365 pounds. A cubic foot of water weighs 62.5 pounds. How many times as heavy as water is platinum ? 12. How many times as heavy as water is common sand, a cubic foot of sand weighing 103 pounds ? 13. Granite is 2.72 times as heavy as water. Find the weight of a cubic foot of granite. 14. Wrought iron is 7.77 times as heavy as water. Find...

Page 156 - 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.