The Common School Arithmetic ... (Google eBook)

Thompson, Brown, & Company, 1877

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Contents

 Roman Notation 13 Subtraction 24 Multiplication 30 Division 42 Square Measure 69 Dry Measure 75 Factoring Numbers 91 Fraction Multiplied by an Integer 98
 COMPOUND NUMBERS 158 Multiplication 166 PERCENTAGE 183 Partial Payments 194 Problems in Interest 203 Discount 209 Ratio 254 Compound Proportion 263

 Fraction Divided by a Fraction 104 Common Numerator 110 PAGE 128 Multiplication 134 UNITED STATES MONEY 144
 Involution 274 Square Root 281 Application of Square Root 288 Metric System 337 Government Securities 349

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Page 76 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 292 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 42 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.
Page 310 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.
Page 92 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...
Page 74 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 144 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 279 - The square root of a number is one of its two equal factors : the cube root is one of its three equal factors, etc.
Page 310 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 62 - TROY WEIGHT is used in weighing gold, silver, and precious stones. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Pennyweight, dwt.