# The Normal Rudiments of Arithmetic: Oral and Written, Designed for Primary and Intermediate Classes in Public and Private Schools

Christopher Sower Company, 1895 - Arithmetic - 239 pages

### Contents

 PREFACE 21 SECTION II 161 Introduction 180

### Popular passages

Page 211 - 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 208 - 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 142 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number which is a multiple of each of them; thus, 12 is the least common multiple of 2, 3, and 4.
Page 191 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 212 - DIVISIONS OF THE CIRCLE. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute. 60 Minutes = 1 Degree. 30 Degrees = 1 Sign. 90 Degrees = 1 Quadrant. 360 Degrees, or 12 Signs = 1 Circumference. Formerly the subdivisions were carried on by sixties ; thus, the second was divided into 60 thirds, the third into 60 fourths, &c.
Page 144 - Cancel the common factors from both the dividend and divisor. II. Then divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient. EXAMPLES FOH PRACTICE 7O. Divide (a) 14 x 18 X 16 X 40 by 7 x 8 X 6 X 5 X 3. (*) 3 x" 65 X 50 X 100 X 60 by 30 X 60 x 13 x 10.
Page 205 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 186 - ... as many decimal places in the quotient as there are units in the remainder thus found.
Page 190 - Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor, but if there are not as many, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers.
Page 154 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.