The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile Colleges : Forming a Complete Treatise on Arithmetical Science, and Its Commercial and Business Applications
Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1875 - 456 páginas
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acres added allowing amount ANALYSIS average balance bank base bill bought bushels called cent ciphers column commission common compound contain cost cube cubic decimal denominator diameter difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars draft entire equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE exchange factors feet figure fraction gain gallons given given number gold greater Hence hundred inches interest invested kinds least length less loss measure miles months Multiply number of terms obtain OPERATION paid payable payment period person places pound prime principal proceeds proportional purchased quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder result root RULE sell share side simple sold square subtract surface TABLE tens term third trial units weight whole wide worth write yards
Página 171 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Página 382 - The Square Root of a number is one of the two equal factors that produce the number ; thus the square root of 49 is 7, for 7 X 7 = 49.
Página 385 - 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.
Página 353 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments • the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Página 453 - That from and after the passage of this act, it shall be lawful throughout the United States of America to employ the weights and measures of the metric system ; and no contract or dealing, or pleading in any court, shall be deemed invalid or liable to objection, because the weights or measures expressed or referred to therein are weights or measures of the metric system.
Página 425 - The square of the base, or of the perpendicular, of a right-angled triangle is equal to the square of the hypothenuse diminished by the square of the other side.
Página 94 - RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; to the product add the numerator, and under the sum write the denominator.
Página 441 - The volumes of similar solids are to each other as the cubes of their like dimensions.