# Artithmetic theoretical and practical

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Page 315 - What is the side of a square whose area is equal to that of a circle 452 feet in diameter ? Ans. ^(452)
Page 261 - ... for division amongst the holders of the rest of the stock, being a dividend at the rate of 4 per cent. per annum ; find the capital and the receipts.
Page 141 - At a siege it was found that a certain length of trench could be dug by the soldiers and navvies in 4 days, but that when only half the navvies were present, it required 7 days to dig the same length of trench. What proportion of the work was done by the soldiers ? LXII.
Page 58 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 249 - If 20 men can perform a piece of work in 12 days, how many men will accomplish three times as much in one-fifth of the time ? Ans.
Page 57 - A fraction may be expressed by two numbers, one written under the other, with a horizontal line between them; as, |, f, f.
Page 128 - If 15 men, 12 women, and 9 boys, can complete a piece of work in 50 days, what time would 9 men, 15 women, and 18 boys, take to do twice as much, the parts done by each in the same time being as the numbers 3, 2, and 1 ? A.
Page 284 - A baker's outlay for flour is 70 per cent. of his gross receipts, and other trade expenses 20 per cent. The price of flour falls 50 per cent., and other trade expenses are thereby reduced 25 per cent. What reduction should he make in the price of a fivepenny loaf, allowing him still to realise the same amount of profit ? (568) Two ships are built.
Page 47 - Measure) 4 gills = 1 pint 2 pints = 1 quart 2 quarts = 1 pottle 2 pottles = 1 gallon 4 quarts = 1 gallon 2 gallons = 1 peck 4 pecks = 1 bushel 8 bushels = 1 quarter...
Page 279 - ... and the remainder when they have fallen to 85. How much does he gain or lose by the transaction ? If he invest the produce in 4\ per cent.