# 1001 Questions and Answers on Arithmetic

Burrows Brothers, 1885 - Arithmetic - 161 pages

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### Contents

 Subtraction 16 Greatest Common Divisor 32 Circulating Decimals 49 Longitude and Time 74
 Bonds 90 Discount 104 Metric System 126

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Page 127 - Measures of Length. 10 millimeters (mm.) 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters 1 meter (m.) 10 meters 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters 1 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1181.
Page 125 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 170 - OXFORD" BIBLE FOR TEACHERS, Havj been carefully revised and enlarged, from time to time, by Dr. STUBBS, Bishop of Chester ; Dr. EDWIN PALMER, Archdeacon of Oxford ; Dr. ANGUS, and other eminent scholars. The scientific information was prepared under the supervision of Professors Rolleston, Westwood, Lawson, and Earle — names of the highest authority in their several departments.
Page 115 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 63 - 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 32 - Divide the greater number by the less, and then divide the divisor by the remainder, and continue to divide the last divisor by the last remainder until nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought.
Page 67 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes =± 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Page 55 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 61 - Liquid Measure 4 gills 1 pint 2 pints 1 quart 4 quarts 1 gallon 31...
Page 37 - 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.