Intermediate Arithmetic

Ginn, 1905 - Arithmetic - 267 pages

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Contents

 CHAPTER 1 Subtraction 10 Division 20 Factors and Multiples 30 Common Fractions 36 Decimal Fractions 76 Denominate Numbers 90 n DECIMAL FRACTIONS AND PERCENTAGE 105
 Percentage 181 Profit and Loss on Purchases 194 Interest 202 SIMPLE INTEREST RATIO AND PROPORTION 211 Ratio 217 Proportion 223 General Business Applications 242 Miscellaneous Problems 254

 How to solve Problems 115 Bills and Receipts 125 Discount 147 CHAPTER II 159
 Tables for Reference 265 INDEX 277 Copyright

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Page 265 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq.
Page 91 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq.
Page 266 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 273 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 91 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 32 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3.
Page 107 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are decimal places in the multiplicand and multiplier, supplying the deficiency, if any, by prefixing ciphers.
Page 92 - Apothecaries' weight, used by physicians and druggists in prescriptions. Its importance is too slight to justify teaching, although it is here inserted for those who may care to use it. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple (sc. or 9). 3 scruples = 1 dram (dr. or 3)8 drams = 1 ounce (oz. or § ). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.).
Page 266 - TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.
Page 20 - ... the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another; or, The process of separating a number into equal parts.