## Graded Problems in Arithmetic and Mensuration |

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60 days 60-day note acres altitude amount Avoirdupois bought bushels cash centimes cents chains Change circumference common fraction compound interest contains cord cost cows cube root cubic feet cubic foot cubic inches cylinder dated debt diameter dimes Divide dividend dollars double eagles drachms equal Find the proceeds francs gain gallons gold greatest common divisor horses hundred hypotenuse improper fractions income invested July July 12 June least common multiple length longitude loss Mdse merchant meter miles mills months Multiply ounce paid pints pounds present worth quotient rate per annum ratio Reduce remainder rods selling price Sept share side slant height sold square root stock selling stock that sells subtract sugar surface thick tons Troy weight wide yards 2 feet yield

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Page 37 - A and B can do a piece of work in 12| days, and A alone can do it in 28^- days.

Page 120 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units

Page 120 - DIVISIONS OF THE CIRCLE. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute. 60 Minutes = 1 Degree. 30 Degrees = 1 Sign. 90 Degrees = 1 Quadrant. 360 Degrees, or 12 Signs = 1 Circumference. Formerly the subdivisions were carried on by sixties ; thus, the second was divided into 60 thirds, the third into 60 fourths, &c.

Page 83 - If 15 men can do a piece of work in 12£ days of 10 hours each, in how many days of 8 hours each could 50 men do 3^ times as much work, the latter work being 25% easier than the former?

Page 109 - From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side ; multiply the half sum and the three remainders together, and the square root of the product will be the area required.

Page 119 - Liquid Measure. — 4 gills = 1 pint; 2 pints = 1 quart; 4 quarts = 1 gallon; 31| gallons = 1 barrel; 2 barrels = 1 hogshead.

Page 92 - To change dollars and cents to cents, or dollars, cents, and mills to mills, remove the decimal point and the sign, $. 5.