Arithmetic and Its Applications: Designed as a Text Book for Common Schools, High Schools, and Academies

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H. Cowperthwait, 1858 - Arithmetic - 366 pages
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Page 37 - ANGULAR MEASURE. 60 seconds (") = 1 minute ('). 60 minutes = 1 degree (). 360 degrees = 1 circumference.
Page 361 - How much will it cost to plaster the walls and ceiling of a room 16 ft. 3' long, 14 ft. 2
Page 228 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 343 - The areas of circles are to each other as the squares of their diameters.
Page 38 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Page 35 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 39 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes = 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Page 303 - ... 3 per cent. ? 4 per cent. ? 5 per cent. ? 6 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 8 per cent.? 9 per cent. ? 10 per cent.
Page 40 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Page 348 - The convex surface of a cylinder is equal to the circumference of its base multiplied by its altitude.

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