## A Practical Arithmetic |

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Page 149 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year (yr.) 366 days . = 1 leap year (1.

Page 148 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.

Page 250 - 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 283 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 142 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...

Page 262 - ... is equal to the square root of the difference of the squares of the hypotenuse and the other side.

Page 241 - 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 172 - PERIPHERY of a circle is its entire bounding line ; or it is a curved line, all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.

Page 101 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the given numerator.

Page 254 - 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.