## Basic Mathematics for High Schools: The Study of Measurement |

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### Contents

INTRODUCTION | 1 |

NUMBERS AND QUANTITY | 7 |

THE BASIC IDEAS OF ALGEBRA AND GEOMETRY | 69 |

Copyright | |

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acute angle algebra altitude amount apothem approximate numbers base bushels called cent Centigrade centimeters circle circumference common fraction compounded interest cost cube cubic feet decimal fraction decimal point decimeters deposit diameter distance divide divisor Draw equation EXAMPLE A Find Fahrenheit feet long figure Find the area Find the number Find the perimeter foot formula gallons graph hypotenuse inches inches long indicated lateral area length literal mathematics means meter metric system miles per hour mixed number month multiply nearest number of cubic parallelogram payment pounds premium prism problem protractor quadrilateral quantities quarts radius ratio reading rectangle regular polygon restricted endorsement rhombus right angle right triangle side opposite sides equal signed numbers significant digits slant height solve square root Subtract SUMMARY EXERCISE temperature trapezoid unit of measure unknown volume wheel width yards zero