# The Common School Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis : Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction in the Elements of Written Arithmetic

Thompson, Bigelow & Brown, 1869 - Arithmetic - 324 pages

### Contents

 Definitions 7 PAGE 8 Definitions 50 COMMON FRACTIONS 92 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 128 UNITED STATES MONEY 144
 COMPOUND NUMBERS 158 Profit and Loss 242 Partnership 248 MISCELLANEOUS 254 274 300 Metric System 313

### Popular passages

Page 76 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 69 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 42 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 294 - Given the first term, last term, and common difference, to find the number of terms. RULE. — Divide the difference of the extremes by the common difference, and the quotient increased by 1 is the number of terms.
Page 76 - TABLE. 60 Seconds (sec.) . make 1 Minute, m. 60 Minutes " 1 Hour, h. 24 Hours
Page 283 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 74 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 294 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 24 - SIGN. A short horizontal line, — , is the sign of subtraction. It is usually read minus, which is a Latin word signifying less. It shows that the number after it is to be taken from the number before it.
Page 67 - LONG MEASURE. 12 inches (in.) make 1 foot, ft. 3 feet "1 yard, yd. 5£ yards, or 16¿- feet, " 1 rod, rd. 40 rods " 1 furlong, fur. 8 furlongs, or 320 rods,