## The Public School Mental Arithmetic |

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9 mo acre altitude amount apiece Avoirdupois bicycle bill bushel carpet a room cloth containing cost price crate cubic cubic foot dimes divided dollar double rolls dozen earns equal Express farm Find his gain find the area Find the cost Find the number Find the selling Find the sum flour fluid dram following numbers fraction gain per cent give the statements given in example grocer sold horse hour improper fractions least number Lesson lowest terms measuring unit Mental Arithmetic merchant bought merchant sold multiply oblong ounces paid perimeter piece pounds quantity quarts quire ratio Reduce remainder rods rolls of wall selling price side specific gravity square miles square yard statements of balance Subtract trapezoid triangle TROY WEIGHT unit of measure units of length wall paper wheat wide are needed width worth

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Page 138 - Measure. 60 seconds (sec.) 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours 1 day (da.) 7 days 1 week (wk.) 365 days 1 common year (yr.) 366 days 1 leap year Years divisible by 4 and not by 100 are leap years.

Page 136 - Square Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.

Page 136 - 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 137 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal...

Page 135 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) 1 pennyweight (pwt.) 20 pennyweights, 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces ... 1 pound (Ib.) Troy weight is used in weighing gold, silver, precious stones, etc. APOTHECARIES

Page 137 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...

Page 135 - AVoIRDUPOIS WEIGHT 16 ounces (oz.) = 1 pound (Ib.). 100 pounds = 1 hundredweight (cwt.). 20 hundredweight = 1 ton (T.).

Page 135 - MONEY 10 mills (m.) — 1 cent (ct. or f) 10 cents = 1 dime (d.) 10 dimes = 1 dollar 10 dollars = 1 eagle...

Page 136 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 20 grains (gr) . 1 scruple (3) 3 scruples 1 dram (3) 8 drams 1 ounce ( 5 ) 12 ounces .... 1 pound (fit)) Apothecaries' weight is used in prescriptions. Drugs are bought and sold by avoirdupois weight. The grain, the ounce, and the pound apothecaries' weight are the same as the corresponding denominations of troy weight.

Page 29 - Two men depart from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of...