Primary Arithmetic: For Graded Schools, Book 1

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American Book Company, 1909 - Arithmetic - 240 pages
 

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Page 175 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 175 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.
Page 177 - Measures of length are used in measuring lines or distances. TABLE. 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.). 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.). 5 yards, or 16| feet = 1 rod (rd.).
Page 130 - 5. How many pounds of tea, at $1| a pound, can be obtained for $13 ? Ans. 12.
Page 48 - The process of finding the difference between two numbers is called SUBTRACTION.
Page 60 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor. The number which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend is called the quotient.
Page 164 - Seek how many times the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first, or two first figures of these, then increasing the first figure of the divisor by one, seek how many times that is contained in the same figure or figures.
Page 168 - Division is the process of finding how many times one number contains another, or of separating a number into equal parts.
Page 85 - In reading large numbers, separate them by commas into groups of three figures each, beginning at the right. Each group is called a period and has ones' place, tens' place, and hundreds
Page 54 - The number multiplied is called the 195 multiplicand. The number showing how many times the multiplicand is taken is called the multiplier. The result in multiplication is called the product.

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