The New Normal Written Arithmetic: Designed for Common Schools, Normal Schools, High Schools, Academies, Etc
Sower, Potts & Company, 1877 - Arithmetic - 421 pages
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Page 93 - Dividing both numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number does not change its value.
Page 406 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 346 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 417 - Measures of Length. 10 millimeters (mm.) 1 centimeter (cm.) 10 centimeters 1 decimeter (dm.) 10 decimeters 1 meter (m.) 10 meters 1 dekameter (Dm.) 10 dekameters 1 hectometer (Hm.) 10 hectometers 1 kilometer (Km.) 10 kilometers 1 myriameter (Mm.) 1181.
Page 166 - LENGTH 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5| yards = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods = 1 mile (mi.) 1 mile = 1,760 yd.
Page 178 - 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 306 - Congress assembled, that the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value ; and the values of the standard coins in circulation of the various nations of the .world shall be estimated annually by the Director of the Mint, and be proclaimed on the first day of January by the Secretary of the Treasury.
Page 172 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 41 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 135 - I. Annex ciphers to the numerator, and divide by the denominator. II. Point off as many decimal places in the quotient as there are ciphers used.