Youth's Columbian Calculator: Being an Introductory Course on Arithmetic for Beginners ...

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B. Bannan, 1848 - Arithmetic - 96 pages

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Page 30 - Find how many times the divisor is contained in the first figure, or figures, of the dividend, and, setting it directly under the dividend, carry the remainder, if any, to the next figure as so many tens.
Page 55 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq.
Page 54 - WEIGHT is used in weighing gold and silver. 24 grains (gr.) - make - 1 pennyweight - dwt. 20 pennyweights - " - 1 ounce - - oz. 12 ounces " - 1 pound - - Ib. APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT is used for compounding medicines, but not in selling them.
Page 81 - If the answer is to be greater, place the greater of the two remaining numbers for the second term, and the less number for the first term ; but if...
Page 55 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 54 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 54 - AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. 16 drams, dr. make 1 ounce, - - - - oz. 16 ounces - - - 1 pound, - - - - Ib. 28 pounds - - - 1 quarter, - - - qr. 4 quarters - - - 1 hundred weight, - cwt. 20 hundred weight, 1 ton, T.
Page 56 - TABLE. 60 seconds (sec.) make 1 minute, min. 60 minutes " 1 hour, h. 24 hours " 1 day da. 7 days " 1 week, wk. 365 days " 1 common year,. . .yr. 366 days " 1 leap year, yr. 12 calendar months
Page 80 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 56 - Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.

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