Howard's Art of Computation and Golden Rule for Equation of Payments for Schools, Business Colleges and Self-culture ...

C. Frusher Howard, 1880 - 118 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 39 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Σελίδα 27 - Division Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another. The dividend is the number to be divided ; the divisor is the number by which the dividend is divided; the quotient is the result of the division.
Σελίδα 39 - RULE. Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in both factors.
Σελίδα 7 - An Abstract Number is a number used without reference to any particular thing or quantity.
Σελίδα 104 - The description of a forty-acre lot would read: The south half of the west half of the south-west quarter of section 1 in township 24, north of range 7 west, or as the case might be; and sometimes will fall short and sometimes overrun the number of acres it is supposed to contain. The nautical mile is 795 4-5 feet longer than the common mile. SURVEYORS
Σελίδα 47 - Now, an ordinary-sized man can train himself to cover one yard at a stride, on the average, with sufficient accuracy for ordinary purposes. To make use of this means of measuring distances, it is essential to walk in a straight line ; to do this, fix the eye on two objects in a line straight ahead, one comparatively near, the other remote ; and, in walking...
Σελίδα 7 - An Aliquot Part of a number is such a part as will exactly divide that number; thus, 3, 5, and 7£ are aliquot parts of 15.
Σελίδα 98 - New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.
Σελίδα 105 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score. PAPER. 24 sheets = 1 quire. 20 quires = 1 ream. 2 reams = 1 bundle. 5 bundles = 1 bale.
Σελίδα 56 - General rule for measuring timber, to find the solid contents in feet. RULE. — Multiply the depth in inches by the breadth in inches, and then multiply by the length in feet, and divide by 144. To find the number of feet of timber in trees with the bark on. RULE. — Multiply the square of one-fifth of the circumference in inches, by twice the length, in feet, and divide by 144.