The Practical Arithmetic on the Inductive Plan: Including Oral and Written Exercises

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Jones Brothers, 1877 - Arithmetic - 391 pages

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Page 152 - 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.
Page 159 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 326 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 55 - Multiplying or dividing both Dividend and Divisor by the same number does not change the Quotient.
Page 164 - TABLE. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight, (pwt.) 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce, (oz.) 12 ounces =1 pound. (Ib.) Apothecaries' Weight is used in compounding medicines.
Page 308 - ... subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for the next dividend.
Page 168 - ANGULAR MEASURE. 60 seconds (") = 1 minute ('). 60 minutes = 1 degree (). 360 degrees = 1 circumference.
Page 121 - Annex ciphers to the numerator and divide by the denominator. Point off as many decimal places in the quotient as there are ciphers annexed.
Page 42 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 276 - Multiply each debt by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts. The quotient will be the average term of credit.

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