# The Public School Arithmetic: Based on McLellan & Dewey's "Psychology of Number" (Google eBook)

Macmillan, 1897 - Arithmetic - 346 pages

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### Contents

 CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER II 10 Addition 20 Subtraction 32 Multiplication 43 Division 59 CHAPTER VII 76 CHAPTER IX 87
 Compound Quantities 157 CHAPTER XIII 197 Interest 239 CHAPTER XV 274 CHAPTER XVI 288 CHAPTER XVII 297 Metric System 314 CHAPTER XIX 322

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Page 166 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...
Page 165 - MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.)= 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 166.
Page 346 - A number is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.
Page 158 - MONEY 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.) 12 pence = 1 shilling (s...
Page 159 - AVoIRDUPOIS WEIGHT 16 ounces (oz.) = 1 pound (Ib.). 100 pounds = 1 hundredweight (cwt.). 20 hundredweight = 1 ton (T.).
Page 163 - 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. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 167 - 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 12 months (mo.) = 1 year 10 years = 1 decade 10 decades or \ , , , „ , 1=1 century (cen. or U.) 100 years / J v ' Thirty days has September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 160 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (pwt.) 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces ... 1 pound (Ib.) Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, precious stones, etc. APOTHECARIES
Page 157 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 1 - Arithmetic is the science of numbers, and the art of computing by them.