# New Practical Arithmetic; In Which the Science and Its Applications Are Simplified by Induction and Analysis : Prepared to Accompany the Mathematical Series of Benjamin Greenleaf

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...cents a cubic yard? Ans. \$92.3514-. 6. What sum can be saved in 40 years by rising 45 minutes earlier, 300 days of each year, if an hour is worth 15 cents? Ans. \$1350. 7. A farm consists of exactly 788436 square feet; what is its value, at g of a dollar per square rod? Ans. \$1810. 8. How many tons of iron, at 3 cents a pound, can be bought for \$353.79? Ans. 5 T. 17 cwt. 3 qr. 18 Ib. 9. What is the value of a range of wood, 100 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 12 foot high, at \$5 per cord? 10. Which are the leap years between 1866 and 1873? 11. How many square yards of carpeting will be required to carpet a room 24 feet long and 18 feet wide? Ans. 48 yards. 12. What is the cost of 2 T. 5 cwt. 2 qr. 20 Ib. of beef, at \$9 per hundred-weight? Ans. \$411.30. 13. If you are 16 y. 3 w. 18 h. 30 m. old, how many minutes have you lived, allowing that every fourth year was leap year? Ans. 8446710 minutes. 14. At \$3.50 a gallon, how much wine can be bought for \$264.25? Ans. 1 hhd. 12 gal. 2 qt. 15. At \$9 a hundred-weight, how much beef can be bought for \$229.05? Ans. 1 T. 5 cwt. 1 qr. 20 Ib. 16. How many more minutes in March than in February of 1868? Ans. 2880 minutes. 17. When the distance between two places is 31.5 kilometres, how many miles are they apart? Ans. 19 m. 4 fur. 23 rd. 6.7584 ft. Review Questions. Tyiiat is a Cube? (213) A Rectangular Solid? (214) Table of Solid Measure? (214) A cord of wood? (214) A perch of masonry? Table of Liquid Measure? (215) Table of Dry Measure? (216) 18. How many cords of wood in a load piled in two tiers, each 4 feet wide and 6 feet high, the length of the wood being 4 feet? Ans.lC.5c.ft. 19. What is the value of.9628 of a common year? Ans. 351 d. 10 h. 7 m. 40.8 sec. 20. How many hectoliters are 80 bu. 2...show more

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• Paperback | 82 pages
• 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
• United States
• English
• black & white illustrations
• 1236738616
• 9781236738615