Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools, Uniting the Inductive Reasoning of the French with the Practical Methods of the English System, with Full Illustrations of the Method of Cancellation
A.S. Barnes, 1847 - 360 σελίδες
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acres altitude amount apiece apples Arithmetic bank becomes due bushels bushels of wheat called carats cent per annum ciphers cloth cost common denominator containing cord cube root decimal fraction decimal places denominate number diameter discount divide the product dividend division dollars equal EXAMPLES express factors Federal money feet figures find the interest foot four gallon given number gives greater greatest common divisor Hence hogshead hundred hundredths improper fraction inches least common multiple less lower denomination lowest terms merator miles mills minuend mixture molasses multiplicand Multiply number of terms numerator and denominator OPERATION ounces paid payable payment persons pound principal proper fraction proportion quotient Reduce remainder sell simple fraction simple numbers ſº sold solid square root subtract sugar tare tens third thousandths Troy weight units vulgar fraction weight whole number worth Write yards cost yards of cloth
Σελίδα 115 - 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.
Σελίδα 25 - February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, and December 31.
Σελίδα 167 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, Divide the numerator by the denominator.
Σελίδα 101 - Weight is used in weighing groceries ana all coarse articles ; as, sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay; &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters, or 100 Ibs. " 1 hundred weight, " cwt. 20 hundred weight " 1 ton,
Σελίδα 116 - February, so that this month has 29 days in the Leap year. Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February, twenty-eight alone.
Σελίδα 115 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr . ) 24...
Σελίδα 293 - Multiply each payment by the time before it becomes due, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments : the quotient will be the mean time.
Σελίδα 117 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...