# A High School Arithmetic (Wentworth & Hill's Practical Arithmetic)

Ginn & Company, 1888 - Arithmetic - 362 pages

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### Contents

 Numbers 1 Decimal Fractions 6 Addition 13 Subtraction 19 Applications op Addition and Subtraction 27 Multiplication 30 Division 45 Miscellaneous Exercises 58
 Metric and Common Measures 200 Proportion 204 Percentage 218 Interest and Discount 232 Stocks 253 Exchange 260 Averages 265 Powers and Roots 273

 Metric Measures 70 Multiples and Measures of Numbers 107 Common Fractions 124 Measures in Common Use 148 Problems 178
 Logarithms 287 Approximations 302 Progressions 308 Miscellaneous Exercises 318

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Page 263 - Sixty days after sight of this first of Exchange (Second and Third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 153 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 155 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 152 - 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 123 - 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 107 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3.
Page 315 - That is, the amount drawn out is f 22.19. (2) In how many years will a sum of money double itself at 4%, compound interest?
Page 291 - The logarithm of any power of a number is equal to the logarithm of the number multiplied by the exponent of the power.
Page 151 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 237 - Ex. Find the principal that will amount to \$748.125 in - 3 yrs. 6 mos., at 4%. 3 yrs. 6 mos. = 3J yrs.