Bradbury's New Elementary Arithmetic: Comprising Oral and Written Work

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Thompson, Brown, 1895 - Arithmetic - 182 pages

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Page 125 - 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...
Page 57 - If the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend which is left is called the REMAINDER.
Page 129 - 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.
Page 124 - ... 640 acres = 1 square foot (sq. ft.}. 1 square yard (sq. yd.). 1 square rod (sq. rd.). 1 acre (a.). 1 square mile (sq. m.).
Page 103 - The denominator of a decimal, though never expressed, is always the unit, 1, with as many ciphers annexed as there are figures in the decimal.
Page 57 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 123 - Linear Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet...
Page 78 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 128 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 76 - The number above the line is called the NUMERATOR, .because it numerates or numbers the parts taken...

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