# The Normal Higher Arithmetic: Designed for Common Schools, High Schools, Normal Schools, Academies, Etc

Christopher Sower Company, 1877 - Arithmetic - 542 pages
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### Contents

 INTRODUCTION 9 SECTION II 23 SECONDARY OPERATIONS 57 Division 71 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 82 23 88 69 98 SECTION VI 160
 Capacity of Cisterns etc 234 PERCENTAGE 239 Stocks and Dividends 255 SECTION IX 328 Involution 371 SECTION XI 397 339 427 397 453

 Surface 173 Angles 179 Miscellaneous Tables 185 Addition 196 DENOMINATE FRACTIONS 207 Measurement of Land 222 Cube and Cylinder 228
 Mensuration of Surfaces 473 Mensuration of Volumes 480 Lumbermens Rule 486 384 492 MISCELLANEOUS PROBLEMS 510 Copyright

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Page 182 - 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 362 - 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 294 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add- it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest, added as above...
Page 364 - 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 xelecled.
Page 170 - Length 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5§ yards, or 16| feet -1 rod (rd.) 320 rods, or 5280 feet =1 mile (mi.) Square Measure 144 square inches (sq.
Page 116 - Point off as many decimal places in the quotient as there are ciphers annexed.
Page 230 - RULE. — Multiply the length (in feet) by the width (in inches) and divide the product by 12 — the result will be the contents in square feet.
Page 176 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 179 - 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 171 - ... from the end of the thumb to the end of the little finger extended ; cubit, from the elbow to the end of the middle finger ; fathom, the length of the two arms extended.