Intermediate Arithmetic: For Use in the Common Schools and Academies of the United States

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J.P. Morton, 1867 - Arithmetic - 216 pages

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Page 150 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 150 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 145 - TROY WEIGHT is used in weighing gold, silver, and precious stones. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Pennyweight, dwt.
Page 145 - TABLE. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, oz. 16 Ounces " 1 Pound, Ib. 25 Pounds " 1 Quarter, qr. 4 Quarters " 1 Hundred Weight, cwt. 20 Hundred Weight
Page 135 - For the denominator, write 1 with as many ciphers annexed as there are decimal places in the numerator.
Page 124 - Divide the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and multiply the quotient by the numerator: Or, Multiply the whole number by the numerator of the fraction, and divide, the product by the denominator.
Page 144 - The pound sterling, which was not a coin, but a bank note of 20 shillings, has now gone into disuse, and a gold coin, called a Sovereign, supplies its place ; but the name pound is still given to 20 shillings. TABLE.* 4 farthings, far. make 1 penny, d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings
Page 31 - The sign, + , which is read plus, indicates that the numbers between which it is placed are to be added ; thus, 6 + 4, means, that 4 is to be added to 6.
Page 151 - TABLE. 60 Seconds (sec.) make 1 Minute, m. 60 Minutes " 1 Hour, h. 24 Hours " 1 Day, d. 7 Days
Page 107 - A fraction is said to be in its lowest terms, when there is no number greater than 1 that will divide the numerator and denominator without a remainder.

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