The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile Colleges : Forming a Complete Treatise on Arithmetical Science, and Its Commercial and Business Applications

Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1875 - 456 σελίδες

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 Definitions 11 Addition 23 Subtraction 30 Powers of Numbers 39 Division 47 Successive Division 55 General Problems in Simple Numbers 61 Prime Numbers 68
 Reduction Ascending 199 Addition 206 Multiplication 214 Addition and Subtraction 227 For Multiplication 233 For Division 241 Cause and Effect 249 Notation 259

 Greatest Common Divisor 76 Least Common Multiple 82 Definitions Notation and Numeration 89 Addition 99 Subtraction 101 Division 107 Least Common Multiple 113 Reduction 121 Multiplication 127 Contracted Division 134 Reduction of Circulating Decimals 144 Problems 150 Continued Fractions 161 Measures of Capacity 170 Measure of Angles 177 French Measures and Weights 184 Reduction 192
 Applications 268 Instalments Assessments and Dividends 276 Gold Investments 285 Insurance 291 Taxes 298 Simple Interest 807 307 Square Root 381 Cube Root 387 SERIES 398 Annuities 408 MISCELLANEOUS EXAMPLEs 414 Lines and Angles 422 Circles 431 Prisms and Cylinders 437 Gauging 443 Masonry 449

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Σελίδα 171 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Σελίδα 391 - ... from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend.
Σελίδα 382 - The Square Root of a number is one of the two equal factors that produce the number ; thus the square root of 49 is 7, for 7 X 7 = 49.
Σελίδα 385 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Σελίδα 353 - 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.
Σελίδα 453 - That from and after the passage of this act, it shall be lawful throughout the United States of America to employ the weights and measures of the metric system ; and no contract or dealing, or pleading in any court, shall be deemed invalid or liable to objection, because the weights or measures expressed or referred to therein are weights or measures of the metric system.
Σελίδα 425 - The square of the base, or of the perpendicular, of a right-angled triangle is equal to the square of the hypothenuse diminished by the square of the other side.
Σελίδα 94 - RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; to the product add the numerator, and under the sum write the denominator.
Σελίδα 441 - The volumes of similar solids are to each other as the cubes of their like dimensions.
Σελίδα 428 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.