# Arithmetic and Its Applications: Designed as a Text Book for Common Schools, High Schools, and Academies

H. Cowperthwait & Company, 1856 - 366 páginas

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### Contenido

 Subtraction from Left to Right 73 Definitions and Illustrations 146 Multiplication by Factors 153 Dividend a large Number 161 Long Divisiin 167 Change of Denomination 173 121 Multiplication of the Denominator 179 Lowest Terms 181 Second Method 187
 Leger Columns 297 Relations of Terms 302 Definitions 310 Definitions and Explanations 324 Method of extracting the Square Root 331 Solids 331 To extract the Cube Root 337 Problems 356 Exercisus 364

### Pasajes populares

Página 38 - Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Página 40 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Página 41 - WEIGHTS. 10 milligrammes = 1 centigramme. 10 centigrammes = 1 decigramme. 10 decigrammes = 1 gramme. 10 grammes = 1 decagramme. 10 decagrammes = 1 hectogramme. 10 hectogrammes = 1 kilogramme. 10 kilogrammes = 1 myriagramme.
Página 330 - That is, the square of the sum of two quantities is equal to the square of the first, plus twice the product of the first by the second, plus the square of the second.
Página 30 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT 20 grains = 1 scruple. 3 scruples = 1 dram. 8 drams = 1 ounce. 12 ounces = 1 pound.
Página 99 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.
Página 34 - Measure. — 144 square inches = 1 square foot; 9 square feet = 1 square yard; 30J square yards = 1 square rod or perch; 40 square rods = 1 rood; 4 roods = 1 acre; 640 acres = 1 square mile; 36 square miles (60 miles square) = 1 township.
Página 236 - ... high, and 1 ft. 8' thick ? Suggestion. — Since 8 in. = f ft., 4 in. = ^ ft., and 2 in. = ż ft., each brick contains fr X ż X ^ = -żj solid feet, and it will take 27 bricks for each solid foot in the wall. 15. How many bricks, each 8 in. long, 4 in. wide, and 2 in. thick, will it take to build the four walls of a house, 30 ft. 6
Página 133 - Two numbers are PRIME TO EACH OTHER when they have no common factor.
Página 339 - ... subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for the next dividend.