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Table of Cubic Measure
1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.)

27 cubic feet 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.)
128 cubic feet 1 cord (cd.)

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· 46,656 A perch of stone or masonry is usually 1 rd. long, 1 ft. high, and 1{ ft. thick, and contains 24 cu. ft., but this varies in different parts of the country. A cubic yard of earth is considered a load.

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2000 = 32,000 100 lb. is sometimes called a hundredweight (cwt.). The ton of 2000 lb. is sometimes called the short ton, there being an old ton of 2240 lb., known as the long ton, which is used in some wholesale transactions in mining products.

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Table of Liquid Measure
4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.)

2 pints = 1 quart (qt.)
4 quarts 1 gallon (gal.)
31; gallons 1 barrel (bbl.)
63 gallons 1 hogshead (hhd.)

pt. gi.

1 4 gal. 1 2 8 1

4 8 32

1= 312 126 = 252 1008 A gallon contains 231 cu. in.

Casks holding from 28 gal. to 43 gal. are called barrels, and casks holding from 54 gal. to 63 gal. are called hogsheads. Whenever barrels or hogsheads are used as measures, a barrel means 314 gal., and a hogshead means 63 gal. A barrel contains about 4} cu. ft.

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A bushel contains 2150.42 cu. in., or about 11 cu. ft. A dry quart contains 67.2 cu. in., while the liquid quart contains only 57.75 cu. in. In measuring grain, seeds, and small fruits the measure must be even full. In measuring apples, potatoes, and other large articles the measure must be heaping full.

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Table of Surveyors' Square Measure
16 square rods (sq. rd.) = 1 square chain (sq. ch.)
10 square chains 1 acre (A.)

640 acres = 1 square mile (sq. mi.)
1 square mile = 1 section (sec.)

36 sections 1 township (T.)

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Table of 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

min.
1

60
1
60

3600
wk.
1 24 1440

86,400
7 168 10,080 = 604,800
yr. mo.
1= 12 =

5 365 = 8760 = 525,600 = 31,536,000
366 =

8784 = 527,040 = 31,622,400

sec.

hr.

da.

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Angle Measure 60 seconds ("') = 1 minute (1)

60 minutes 1 degree (0) 360 degrees 4 right angles

Arc Measure

60 seconds ("') = 1 minute (0)

60 minutes 1 degree (0)
360 degrees 1 circumference

United States Money
10 mills = 1 cent (ct. or %)
10 cents 1 dime (d.)
10 dimes 1 dollar ($)

10 dollars = 1 eagle (E.) The term eagle is not used. The mill is not coined, although the name is frequently used in speaking of fractional parts of a cent.

English Money
4 farthings 1 penny (d.)
12 pence =

1 shilling (s. or /)
20 shillings 1 pound (£) or sovereign

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INDEX

35

PAGE

PAGE
Abstract number

1 Cube

29, 112
Accounts.

174
Cubic measure

112
Accuracy
158 Cylinder

120
Addends

9
Addition

9, 65, 145, 197
Debtor.

171
Agent

269
Decimal fraction .

57, 58
Aliquot parts

87
point

7, 58
Amount

277
Denominate number

99
Analysis

165
Denominator

191
Angle measure

140
Difference

17
Arabic notation

2
between dates

281
Arc

110
in time.

281
Area

103
Digits

2
Discount

255, 262
Base

236
series

262
Bill

171
Discounting bills

259
Bins.

115

Dividend .
Brick work

123
Divisibility tests

180
Broker ,

269
Divisible numbers

180
Division

35, 76, 153, 209
Calcimining.

109
check for

36
Cancellation 95, 163, 188, 222

exact

179
Capacity

115
principles of .

51
of bins

115
Divisor

35
of cisterns

122
exact

179
Carpeting

111
Dry measure

129
Cash accounts

176
discount
255

135
Check on operations, 10, 17,

English money
Equation .

249
36, 158
Circle

134
117

Equivalent measures
Circumference

Even number

180
117
Cisterns

122
Commercial discount

255
Factors

23, 179
Commission.

269
Figures

2
Common denominator

196
Formulas in interest

287
fraction

191
Fraction

191
French money.
182

136
measure
multiple

185
Composite number

179
German money

136
Compound number

99 Greatest common measure . 182
Concrete number

1
Creditor
171 Holder .

282
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PAGE

PAGE
Improper fraction

191
Principles of division

51
Integers

2
of fractions

218
Interest
277 Product

23
tables

44
Lateral area
120 Profit and loss.

243
Least common multiple 185 Promissory note

282
Length

99
Proper fraction

191
Like numbers

9
Liquid measure

131
Quantity,
unknown

249
List price
255 Quotient .

35
Long division

42
Rate

236
Lowest terms

192
Rate of interest

277
Rectangle

105
Maker.
282

112
Minuend

Rectangular solid
17

Reduction of compound num-
Miscellaneous measures 142

bers.

99
Mixed number

194
of decimals

61
Multiple

23, 185
of fractions

192
Multiplicand

23
Remainder

17, 35
Multiplication. 23, 70, 151, 201

140
table .

Right angle
24
Roman notation

2,8
Multiplier

23
Separatrix

3
Negotiable note

282
Short division

36
Net price.
255 Similar decimals .

60
Notation

2

fractions
Note

282
Solving problems.

157
Numbers

1
Square.

29, 103
Numerals.

2
measure

103
Numeration.

2
Stone work

123
Nunerator

191

Subtraction 17, 68, 148, 199
Subtrahend

17
Odd number

180
Sum..

9
Orders of units

2
Terms of a fraction.

191
Painting

109
Time measure .

137
Parallelogram
106 Trade discount

255
Payee
282 Triangle

106
Per cent

231
Percentage

231, 236
Unit fraction

191
Per cents, important
234

165

Unitary analysis .
Periods

3

United States money 7, 16,
Perpendicular
140

27, 49, 63
Place value.

2
Units

1
Plastering

109
Volume

112
Power .

29
Prime factor

179
Weight

125
number
179 Whole numbers

2
Principal .

269, 277
Wood measure

143

196

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