# Elementary Arithmetic, Oral and Written

A.S. Barnes, 1878 - Arithmetic - 232 pages

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### Contents

 Formation of Numbers 7 Increasing and Diminishing by 1 13 Exercises in Numbers 19 Simple and Local Values 26 ADDITION 33 SUBTRACTION 45 Figure in Subtrahend greater than I 52 MULTIPLICATION 60
 Notation of Decimals 136 Multiplication of Decimals 143 Currency 151 Metric System 157 Aliquot Parts 166 Tables ofTime 172 Angular Measure and Longitude 178 Addition of Compound Numbers 185

 Multiplier any Number of Figures 67 General Principles 92 Cancellation 98 Formation of Fractions 104 Addition of Fractions 116 Division of Fractions 127
 Division of Compound Numbers 191 Principles of Percentage 198 Profit and Loss 204 Notes 211 MISCELLANEOUS EXAMPLES 218 INDEX 226

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Page 178 - 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 173 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year (yr.) 366 days = 1 leap year About 30 days = 1 month (mo.) 12 months = 1 year VALUE 10 cents (ct.
Page 178 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 178 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 123 - Multiply the whole number by the numerator of the fraction, and divide the product by the denominator.
Page 155 - TABLE. 4 farthings (far. or qr.) make 1 penny d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings " 1 pound or sovereign . . £ or sov.
Page 93 - Multiplying or dividing both Dividend and Divisor by the same number, does not change the Quotient.
Page 144 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 176 - 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 157 - Measures of Length. 10 millimeters (mm.) 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters 1 meter (m.) 10 meters 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters 1 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1181.