Arithmetic and Its Applications: Designed as a Text Book for Common Schools, High Schools, and Academies

H. Cowperthwait, 1858 - Arithmetic - 366 pages

Contents

 Compound Multiplication 81 Recapitulation 133 Method by Addition and Subtraction 149 Definitions and Illustrations 157 Abbreviated Process 163 CONTRACTIONS 170 Effect of changing Place of Point 173 Recapitulation and Inferences 180 Multiplication of Fractions 188
 223 292 Business Method of Discount 298 Definitions 310 Definitions and Explanations 316 Introductory 327 Method of extracting the Square Root 331 Solids 331 Problems 337 XX 358

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Page 37 - ANGULAR MEASURE. 60 seconds (") = 1 minute ('). 60 minutes = 1 degree (°). 360 degrees = 1 circumference.
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Page 228 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
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