## The Common School Arithmetic ... |

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amount angle annex barrel bill Bought bush bushels cent ciphers common fraction compound interest compound numbers computed contains cost cube root debts decimal fraction diameter difference discount Divide dividend divisible dollars equal equated example figure flour gain or loss gallons given number gold greatest common divisor Hence higher denominations horse hundred improper fraction interest of $1 least common multiple length longitude lower denomination marked price measure meters miles minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply NOTE number of terms OPERATION oxen payment pounds prime factors principal PROBLEM proportional quotient ratio Reduce f remainder rods Rule for finding simple sold square root subtract subtrahend TABLE trial divisor triangle Troy Weight units weight whole number wide worth yards

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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.