## An Advanced Arithmetic for High Schools, Normal Schools, and Academies |

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An Advanced Arithmetic: For High Schools, Normal Schools and Academies George Albert Wentworth No preview available - 2016 |

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acres amount base beginning called centimeters cents common compound contains cost cube cubic decimal deep denominator diameter difference discount distance divided dividend division divisor Dollars draft equal Examples EXERCISE expressed factor feet field figures Find four fraction gallons given gold Hence hold hour hundred inches integral interest iron length less liter logarithm means measure meter miles minute months Multiply obtained payment person places pound prime principal quotient ratio received Reduce remainder respectively root scale selling share side sold Solution specific gravity square Subtract surface tens term thick third thousand units volume weight whole wide worth write written yards

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Page 147 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...

Page 158 - 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 314 - Multiply the complete divisor by the second figure of the root, subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for a new dividend.

Page 297 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

Page 163 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, All the rest have thirty-one Excepting February alone : Which hath but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 68 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the Circumference, all points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the Centre.

Page 219 - That is, in any proportion either extreme is equal to the product of the means divided by the other extreme ; and either mean is equal to the product of the extremes divided by the other mean.

Page 58 - The meter was intended to be one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the north pole, but more careful measurements of meridians show that this distance is 10,001,887 meters.

Page 309 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.

Page 398 - This loss or drop due to resistance is directly proportional to the length of the conductor, and inversely proportional to its area of cross-section.