Intermediate Arithmetic: Including Exercises in Solving Simple Algebraic Equations Containing One Unknown Quantity

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D.C. Heath & Company, 1893 - Arithmetic - 458 pages

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Page 251 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...
Page 420 - Square Measure 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. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq. mi.) Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu.
Page 431 - Two men depart from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of...
Page 304 - If it takes 5 men 15 days to do a piece of work, how long will it take 10 men to do it ? 14.
Page 382 - If 4 men can do a piece of work in 6 days, in how many days can 3 men do twice as much work?
Page 455 - By transposing we mean bringing the unknown quantities (a;, y, z, etc.) to one side of the equation, and the known quantities to the other. NOTE. — In bringing a quantity from one side of the equation to the other, the sign of the quantity is changed.
Page 219 - What is the smallest number that can be exactly divided by 4, 6, and 8. 463. The smallest number that is a multiple of two or more numbers is called the least common multiple of such numbers.
Page 443 - An angle less than a right angle is called an acute angle; an angle greater than a right angle and less than two right angles is called an obtuse angle.
Page 441 - If 5 men can do a piece of work in 10| days, how long will it take 1 man to do the same ? 12.
Page 293 - If 7 men can do a piece of work in 4| days, how long will it take 1 man to do it ? How long will it take 3 men to do it ? 4.

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