## Rudiment: Treatise on Arithmetic, with Key, Volume 21854 |

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abstract number acres added addition amount annexed arithmetic avoirdupois Bill called carry cent column complete quotient composite number COMPOUND QUANTITIES concrete quantities contained decimal places decimal point deno denominator difference discount divide dividend dividend and divisor division equal example Exercises factors farthings fourth term French Languages gallons Henry Law hundred improper fraction interest last decimal last figure learner least common multiple lowest denomination lowest terms margin merator miles minator mixed number months multiplicand multiply namely notation noughts number of days number of decimals operation paid pence places of decimals pounds proper fraction proportion quotient-figure ratio recurring decimal Reduce remainder result root root-figure rule shillings square square-root subtract third term thousand tion tiplier troy troy weight units vulgar fraction weight whole number yards zeros

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Page 43 - Every circumference of a. circle, whether the circle be large or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees. Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.

Page 67 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 42 - Land, or Square Measure. 144 square inches make 1 square foot. 9 square feet, 1 square yard.

Page 41 - TABLE. 20 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple, sc. or 9. 3 scruples " 1 dram, dr. or 3. .8 drams " 1 ounce, oz. or §. 12 ounces

Page 41 - Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) - 1 pennyweight (dwt.) 20 pennyweights — 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces — 1 pound (1b.).

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Page 109 - Exercites. 1. If 14 horses eat 56 bushels of oats in 16 days, how many horses will 120 bushels keep for 24 days? 2. If a person walking 12 hours a day travel 250 miles in 9 days,. in how many days of 10 hours each could he walk 400 miles, at the same rate ? 3.