The Complete Arithmetic, Part 1

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Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1874 - Arithmetic
 

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Page 188 - 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 200 - 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 202 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units
Page 52 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 160 - 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.
Page 251 - A Cord of wood is a pile 8 ft. long, 4 ft. wide, and 4 ft. high ; for 8 x 4 x 4 = 128.
Page 202 - The terms folio, quarto, octavo, duodecimo, etc., indicate the number of leaves into which a sheet of paper is folded. A sheet folded in 2 leaves is called a Folio. A sheet folded in 4 leaves...
Page 83 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Page 62 - Rule. — I. Write the divisor at the left of the dividend, with a line between them. II. Find how many times the divisor is contained in the lowest number of the left-hand figures of the dividend that will contain...
Page 46 - Rule. I. Separate the composite number into two or more factors. II. Multiply the multiplicand by one of these factors, and the product by another, and so on until all the factors have been used; the last product will be the product required.

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