Ginn & Company, 1898

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### Contents

 CHAPTER PAGE I NOTATION AND NUMERATION 1 ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION 12 MULTIPLICATION 24 DIVISION 35 METRIC MEASURES 58 MEASURES AND MULTIPLES OF NUMBERS 94 COMMON FRACTIONS 109 COMPOUND QUANTITIES 147
 PERCENTAGE 237 INTEREST AND Discount 259 Stocks and Bonds Exchange Accounts 288 POWERS AND Roots 306 MensuraTION 317 Series 338 Common LOGARITHMS 345 APPLICATIONS OF LOGARITHMS 359

 PROBLEMS 179 METRIC AND COMMON SYSTEMS 210 RATIO AND PROPORTION 217

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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 147 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
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 156 - 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 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 - ... measure. 111. The metric system is a system of weights and measures expressed in the decimal scale. 112. The standard meter, as defined by law, is the length of a bar of very hard metal, carefully preserved at Paris, accurate copies of which are furnished the governments of all civilized countries. The meter was intended to be one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the north pole, but more careful measurements show that this distance is 10,001,887 meters.
Page 59 - Measures of Length. 10 millimeters (mm.) 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters 1 meter (m.) 10 meters 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters 1 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1181.
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.