# The Common School Arithmetic ...

Thompson, Brown & Company, 1877 - 351 pages

### Contents

 Definitions 7 English Numeration Table 13 Subtraction 17 Multiplication 30 Division 42 Definitions 59 Cloth Measure 66 Dry Measure 75
 Miscellaneous Examples 156 Division 162 PERCENTAGE 183 Partial Payments 194 Problems in Interest 200 Compound Interest 206 Banking and Bank Discount 242 214 248

 Factoring Numbers 81 COMMON FRACTIONS 92 Fraction Multiplied by an Integer 98 Common Numerator 120 imals 128 UNITED STATES MONEY 144
 Ratio 254 Compound Proportion 308 Involution 314 Application of Square Root 323 Metric System 337 Government Securities 349

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Page 76 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 292 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 42 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.
Page 310 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.
Page 92 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...
Page 74 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 144 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 279 - The square root of a number is one of its two equal factors : the cube root is one of its three equal factors, etc.
Page 310 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 62 - TROY WEIGHT is used in weighing gold, silver, and precious stones. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Pennyweight, dwt.