A Practical Arithmetic for Intermediate, Grammar, and Common Schools

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Sheldon, 1880 - Arithmetic - 390 pages
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Page 334 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 338 - RULE. — Multiply the length (in feet) by the width (in inches) and divide the product by 12 — the result will be the contents in square feet.
Page 365 - A geometrical progression is a series of numbers, which increase or decrease by a common or constant ratio.
Page 274 - Compute the interest on the principal from the date of the note to the time of the first payment. If the payment equals or exceeds the interest, add tlte interest to the principal and subtract the payment.
Page 256 - The principal is the sum for the use of which interest is paid.
Page 337 - RULE. — From half the sum of the three sides, subtract each side separately; multiply the half -sum and the three remainders together; the square root of the product is the area.
Page 277 - Find the amount of each payment from the time it was made to the time of settlement. III. Subtract the sum of the amounts of the payments from the amount of the principal, and the remainder will be the sum due.
Page 186 - The terms folio, quarto, octavo, duodecimo, etc., indicate the number of leaves into which a sheet of paper is folded. A sheet folded in 2 leaves is called a Folio. A sheet folded in 4 leaves...
Page 363 - Place the numbers on the same line, and divide by any prime number that will divide two or more of them without a remainder, and set down in a line below, the quotients and the undivided numbers.
Page 321 - The Exponent of a power is the number denoting how many times the factor is repeated to produce the power, and is written above and a little to the right of the factor...

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