## Common School Arithmetic on the Analytic System: With an Appendix of the Metric System of Weights and Measures |

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15 cents 2far 3far acres amount Analysis annex apiece apples bales barrel bushels called cask cassimere centimes cents per pound ciphers column common difference common fraction compound quantity contained cost cube cubic decimal decimetres discount Divide the product dividend dollars drams equal farthings feet figure following RULE fourth gallons gentleman grocer hectometres Hence hogshead hundred hundredths improper fraction inches interest least common multiple longitude Madeira wine merchant bought metres miles mills minuend months multiplicand Multiply myriametre number of terms OPERATION oranges ounces payment pecks pence pennyweights piece pints pound sterling premium prime factors prime number principal quarts quotient rate per cent ratio received Reduce remainder rods sacks sell share sheep shillings simple fraction sold square root subtract tens tenths third thousand thousandths trial divisor units weighing whole number worth write yards

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Page 371 - Words, Facts, and Phrases : A Dictionary of Curious, Quaint, and Out-of-the-Way Matters. By ELIEZER EDWARDS.

Page 174 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year (yr.) 366 days = 1 leap year 12 months (mo.) = 1 year 10 years = 1 decade 10 decades or \ , , , „ , 1=1 century (cen. or U.) 100 years / J v ' Thirty days has September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 245 - If the payment be less than the Interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal ; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due...

Page 173 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 153 - Farthings (qr. or far.) make 1 Penny, d. 12 Pence " 1 Shilling, s. 20 Shillings

Page 178 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units

Page 245 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal, but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments taken together exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal, and interest is to be computed on the balance as aforesaid.

Page 144 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.

Page 169 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.

Page 95 - To REDUCE A FRACTION TO ITS LOWEST TERMS. A fraction is in its lowest terms when no number greater than 1 will exactly divide both numerator and denominator. I. Reduce ^ to its lowest terms.