# A Practical Arithmetic

Ginn, 1896 - Arithmetic - 383 pages

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### Contents

 COMMON FRACTIONS 102 COMPOUND QUANTITIES 148 MEASUREMENTS 180
 Scales of Notation 328 Settlement of Accounts 334 Division by Factors 340

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Page 161 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year (yr.) 366 days . = 1 leap year (1.
Page 154 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 262 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 315 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Page 148 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 274 - ... is equal to the square root of the difference of the squares of the hypotenuse and the other side.
Page 253 - That is, in any proportion either extreme is equal to the product of the means divided by the other extreme ; and either mean is equal to the product of the extremes divided by the other mean.
Page 180 - PERIPHERY of a circle is its entire bounding line ; or it is a curved line, all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre.
Page 107 - 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 266 - 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.