# New Practical Arithmetic

American book Company, 1901 - Arithmetic - 440 pages

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### Contents

 Notation and Numeration 7 Definitions 75 Contracted Division 139 Addition of Decimals 197 319 255 Definitions 333
 Definitions 339 Profit and Loss 351 Definitions and Problems 359 Insurance 383 Definitions and Problems 407 Internal Revenue 421

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Page 88 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 100 - 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 361 - The square of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 95 - 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...
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Page 374 - On inspecting the above examples, it will be perceived that the cube of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the cube of the tens...
Page 11 - ... one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen fourteen fifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen twenty thirty forty fifty sixty seventy eighty ninety one hundred two hundred three hundred four hundred five hundred...
Page 313 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is to be Computed on the balance, as aforesaid.
Page 363 - Multiply the complete divisor by the second figure of the root, subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for a new dividend.
Page 76 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.