The Grammar-school Arithmetic: Being Book Second of the Analysis of Written Arithmetic : Designed for Public and Private Schools : Containing Mental, Slate, and Blackboard Exercises

Charles Scribner & Company, 1868 - 340 pages

Contents

 DEFINITIONS 1 SECTION II 8 SECTION III 17 DIVISION 24 UNITED STATES MONEY 30 Troy Weight 36 Square Measure 56
 PRINCIPLES AND CONTRACTIONS 77 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 83 Common Multiple 90 SECTION X 155 SECTION XI 223 SECTION XVI 287

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Page 48 - TABLE. 4 gills (gi.) - make - - 1 pint, marked pt. 2 pints ------- 1 quart, - - - qt. 4 quarts ------ 1 gallon, - - - gal. 31£ gallons ------ 1 barrel, - - - bar.
Page 92 - The Denominator of a fraction shows the number of "equal parts into which the unit is divided, and gives the name to the fraction.
Page 289 - At ninety days sight of this first of Exchange, (the second and third of the same date and tenor unpaid,) pay George Lewis, Esq., or order, One Thousand Pounds sterling, with or without farther advice.
Page 24 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another.
Page 25 - It shows that the number before it is to be divided by the number after it. Thus 6 -i- 2 = 3 is read, 6 divided by 2 is equal to 3.
Page 90 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 30 is the least common multiple of 10 and 15.
Page 269 - A FRUSTUM OF A PYRAMID is the part that remains after cutting off the top, by a plane parallel to the base.
Page 95 - It will be seen by the above section that if both the numerator and denominator be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be altered...
Page 33 - Britain. 4 farthings (qr, or far.) make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, " s. 20 shillings " 1 pound, or sovereign, £. 21 shillings " 1 guinea. OBS. 1. It is customary, at the present day, to express farthings in fractions of a penny. Thus, 1 qr. is written ;<!;•_
Page 232 - Find the amount of each payment from the time it was made to the time of settlement. III. Subtract the sum of the amounts of the payments from the amount of the principal, and the remainder will be the sum due.