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 161 - 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 156 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 379 - 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 283 - Sixty days after sight of this FIRST of Exchange (Second and Third unpaid...
Page 314 - Divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts, and the quotient will be the average term of credit, estimated from the date selected.
Page 163 - Numbers. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen = 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score. Paper. 24 sheets = 1 quire. 20 quires = 1 ream. 2 reams = 1 bundle. 5 bundles = 1 bale.
Page 155 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 281 - 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 293 - In any proportion, the product of the means equals the product of the extremes.
Page 142 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.