An Elementary Intellectual Arithmetic: Containing Numerous Origional Contractions in Multiplication

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Jenks, Hickling & Swan, 1853 - Arithmetic - 160 pages
 

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Page 95 - TIME 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes =1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 95 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 42 - The number below the line is called the denominator, .яла shows the number of equal parts into which the unit is divided. The number above the line is called the numerator, and shows how many parts are expressed by the fraction.
Page 92 - Art. 109 — Cloth Measure. This measure is used for measuring cloth, and other goods which are sold by the yard or ell. 2i inches mate 1 nail, na. 4 nails " 1 quarter, qr. 4 quarters " 1 yard, yd. 3 quarters " 1 ell Flemish, E. Fl. 5 quarters " 1 ell English, EE 6 quarters
Page 57 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or...
Page 34 - If two men start from the same place, and travel the same way, one at the rate of 3 miles an hour, and the other at the rate of...
Page 158 - There is a fish whose head is 3 feet long, his tail is as long as his head and half the length of his body, and his body is as long as his head and tail. What is the length of the fish ? Ans. 24 feet. 6. A man being asked, in...
Page 37 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on ; always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains ; the last divisor is the greatest common divisor required.
Page 91 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in weighing medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.) = 1 Scruple . . . sc., or Э 3 Scruples = 1 Dram .... dr., or 3 8 Drams = 1 Ounce .... oz., or 12 Ounces = 1 Pound .... Ib., or ft №. 02.
Page 34 - If 2 men start from the same place and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 4 miles an hour, and the other at the rate of 5 miles an hour, how far apart will they be at the end of 1 hour ? At the end of 2 hours ? 5 hours?

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