# The Practical Arithmetic on the Inductive Plan: Including Oral and Written Exercises

American Book Company, 1878 - Arithmetic - 391 pages

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### Contents

 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 7 ADDITION 25 SUBTRACTION 33 MULTIPLICATION 43 DIVISION 57
 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 75 FRACTIONS 93 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 129 DENOMINATE NUMBERS 157 PERCENTAGE 207

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Page 168 - MEASURE. TABLE. 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. rd. 160 Square Eods =: 1 Acre A. 640 Acres = 1 Square Mile . . . sq. mi.
Page 177 - Dry Measure is used in measuring grain, roots, fruit, etc. TABLE. 2 Pints (pt.) = 1 Quart . . . qt. 8 Quarts = 1 Peck . . . pk. 4 Pecks = 1 Bushel . . . bu. bu. pk. qt. pt. 1 = 4 = 32 = 64 Scale
Page 186 - The terms folio, quarto, octavo, applied to books, indicate the number of leaves into which a sheet of paper is folded. Thus, when a sheet of paper is folded into 2, 4, 8, 12, 16, 18, or 24 leaves, the forms are called respectively, folio, 4to, or quarto, 8vo, or octavo, 12mo, 16mo, 18mo, and 24mo.
Page 180 - Troy Weight is used in weighing gold, silver, and jewels. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) = 1 Pennyweight . . . pwt. 20 Pennyweights = 1 Ounce oz. 12 ounces = 1 Pound lb. lb. oz. pwt. gr. 1 = 12 = 240 = 5760
Page 158 - The unit of United States or Federal money is the Dollar. TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . . ct 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar. . . \$ 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . . . E. / \$ d.
Page 324 - number into periods of two figures each, beginning at units. Find the greatest square in the left-hand period, and write its root for the first figure of the required root. Square this root and subtract the result from the left-hand period, and annex to
Page 66 - quotient and place the product under the figures divided. Subtract the result from the partial dividend used, and to the remainder annex the next figure of the dividend. Divide as before until all the figures of the dividend have been annexed to the remainder.
Page 137 - numerator and divide by the denominator. Point off as many decimal places in the quotient as there are ciphers annexed. In many cases the division is not exact. In such instances the remainder may be expressed as a common fraction, or the sign + may be employed after the decimal to show that the result is not complete ; thus: I — .166|, or
Page 184 - Circular or Angular Measure is used to measure arcs of circles and angles, in determining latitude, longitude, direction, the position of vessels at sea, etc. TABLE. 60 Seconds (") = 1 Minute . . . 60 Minutes = 1 Degree . . . 360 Degrees = 1 Circumference
Page 342 - 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.