# A Grammar School Arithmetic

Ginn & Company, 1896 - 397 pages

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### Contents

 Notation and Numeration 4 Addition 12 Subtraction 31 Multiplication 46 Division 59 Decimals 76 Multiples and Measures 98 Common Fractions 111
 Compound Quantities 155 Percentage 203 Interest and Discount 225 Proportion 254 Powers and Roots 266 Mensuration 278 Miscellaneous Problems 293 Metric System 319

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Page 182 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 114 - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be both multiplied or both divided by the same number, the value of the fraction is not altered.
Page 182 - 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 130 - 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 341 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.
Page 186 - 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 97 - ... and so on until the quotient is itself a prime number. The several divisors and the last quotient are the prime factors.
Page 172 - 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 112 - 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 292 - 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.