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

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H. Cowperthwait, 1855 - Arithmetic - 366 pages
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Page 361 - How much will it cost to plaster the walls and ceiling of a room 16 ft. 3' long, 14 ft. 2
Page 40 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Page 343 - The areas of circles are to each other as the squares of their diameters.
Page 27 - MONEY. 10 mills = 1 cent. 10 cents = 1 dime. 10 dimes = 1 dollar. 10 dollars = 1 eagle.
Page 38 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Page 264 - HAND, or, as it is more commonly called, A NOTE, is a written promise to pay a specified sum of money.
Page 40 - MEASURE. 10 millimetres = 1 centimetre. 10 centimetres = 1 decimetre. 10 decimetres = 1 metre. 10 metres = 1 decametre. 10 decametres = 1 hectometre. 10 hectometres = 1 kilometre.
Page 2 - The sign of multiplication, called times or multiplied by, signifies that the numbers between which it is placed are to be multiplied together.
Page 341 - Take three times the square of the root just found for a trial divisor, and see how often it is contained in the dividend, and place the quotient for a second figure of the root. Then cube the figures of the root thus found, and if their cube be greater than the first two periods...
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...

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