## The Common-school Arithmetic: A Practical Treatise on the Science of Numbers |

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Page 239 - A sphere is a solid, bounded by a curved surface, every part of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.

Page 30 - NUMBERS. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen — 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.

Page 66 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.

Page 25 - An angle less than a right angle is called an acute angle; an angle greater than a right angle and less than two right angles is called an obtuse angle.

Page 233 - The BASE of a figure is the side on which it is supposed to stand. Any side of a figure may be regarded as its base. The side opposite tho base of a rectangle or parallelogram is often called its upper base.

Page 117 - Dividing both numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number both divides and multiplies the fraction by that number, and, therefore, docs not alter its value.

Page 27 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...

Page 31 - WEIGHTS. 10 milligrammes = 1 centigramme. 10 centigrammes = 1 decigramme. 10 decigrammes = 1 gramme. 10 grammes = 1 decagramme. 10 decagrammes = 1 hectogramme. 10 hectogrammes = 1 kilogramme. 10 kilogrammes = 1 myriagramme.

Page 157 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 20 - I, stands for one ; V, for five ; X, for ten; L, for fifty ; C, for one hundred ; D, for five hundred ; and M, for one thousand.