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

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amount annex bill Bought bushels called cent ciphers common fraction composite number compound interest compound numbers computed contains cords cost cube decimal decimal fraction decimeter diameter difference discount Divide dividend divisible dollars equal example Explain Ex farthings feet figure gallons given number greatest common divisor Hence higher denominations hundred improper fraction interest of $1 least common multiple longitude lower denomination marked price measure meters method miles million minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply Notation NOTE number of terms OPERATION ounces payment pence pounds prime factors prime number principal PROBLEM quarts Quintillions quotient ratio Reduce rods Rule for finding shillings simple sold square root subtract subtrahend TABLE tens thousand trial divisor Troy Weight true remainder units weight whole number wide worth yards of cloth

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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,