## A Mental Arithmetic |

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Page 56 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.

Page 63 - 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 67 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...

Page 65 - 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 61 - Long Measure is used in measuring lines or distances. TABLE. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.). 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.). 5| yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.).

Page 60 - TROY WEIGHT is used in weighing gold, silver, and precious stones. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Pennyweight, dwt.

Page 66 - We express the length- breadth, and thickness in units of the same denomination ; then we multiply the number of units in the length by the number of units in the breadth...

Page 43 - At 8 cents a pound, how many pounds of sugar can be bought for 48 cents ? For 50 cents ? For 58 cents ? For 62 cents ? For 64 cents ? 29.

Page 112 - If 2 men start from the same place and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 4 miles an hour, and the other at the rate of 5 miles an hour, how far apart will they be at the end of 1 hour ? At the end of 2 hours ? 5 hours?

Page 68 - ... 291. MAGNITUDES WHICH ARE INVERSELY PROPORTIONAL TO OTHER MAGNITUDES OR TO THE SQUARES OF OTHER MAGNITUDES. EXAMPLE. If 5 men do a piece of work in 16 days, how long will it take 8 men to do a similar piece of work ? OPERATION AND EXPLANATION. It is evident that the time required will be inversely proportional to the number of men employed ; that is, if twice as many men are employed, not twice as much, but $ as much time will be required.