A Grammar School Arithmetic

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Ginn, 1888 - Arithmetic - 372 pages
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Page 310 - The area of a rectangle is equal to the product of its base and altitude. Given R a rectangle with base b and altitude a. To prove R = a X b. Proof. Let U be the unit of surface. .R axb U' Then 1x1 But - is the area of R.
Page 116 - 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 186 - 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 176 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 134 - When necessary, reduce the fractions to their least common denominator. Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend, from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference of the new numerators over the common denominator.
Page 297 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...
Page 280 - Any point in the perpendicular is equally distant from the extremities of the line.
Page 326 - If a man walk 3 miles an hour, how many hours will it take him to walk 30 miles ? 17. Bought 4 barrels of flour for 28 dollars ; what was the cost of one barrel ? 18. If I pay 27 cents for 3 pounds of sugar, how much do I pay a pound ? 19. 15 are how many times 3 ? 5 ? 20.
Page 190 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the Circumference, all points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the Centre.
Page 178 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.

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