# Graded Problems in Arithmetic and Mensuration

J.H. Butler & Company, 1880 - Arithmetic - 232 pages

### Contents

 GRADED PROBLEMS IN ARITHMETIC 6 UNITED STATES MONEY 20 SUBTRACTION 27 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 35 DIVISION 36 BILLS AND ACCOUNTS 58 ADDITION 68 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 73 MULTIPLICATION 74 DENOMINATE FRACTIONS 80
 84 1 PERCENTAGE 5 COMMISSION AND BROKERAGE 11 11 sixtyone thousand and nine 14 PARTNERSHIP 41 SURFACES 51 SOLIDS 57 GAUGING 63

 REDUCTION 89 GRADED PROBLEMS IN ARITHMETIC 90
 PROBLEMS IN ARITHMETIC 69 69 99

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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.