# A New System of Arithmetic and Mathematics

Piercy and Reed, printers, 1845 - Arithmetic - 240 pages

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Page 27 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 110 - CASE I. When it is required to find how many of the first sort of coin, weight or measure, mentioned in the question, are equal to a given quantity of the last.
Page 26 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 33 - RULE.* 1. Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other.
Page 233 - B then kicked down C's hat, and to work they all went anew for what it contained ; of which A got...
Page 97 - If 8 men can build a wall 20 feet long, 6 feet high and 4 feet thick, in 12 days ; in what time...
Page 28 - Minute, . 60 Minutes. ..." 1 Degree, ... " °. 30 Degrees . . . . " 1 Sign, ... " s. 12 Signs, or 360 Degrees, the whole great Circle of the Zodiac.
Page 22 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Page 115 - ... what is the equated time for the payment of the whole...
Page 60 - 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 numerator; under this sum write the denominator.