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23. Multiply 5872 by 10; by 1000; and add the products.

24. Multiply 684 by 10; by 100; by 10000; by 1000; and add the products.

25. Multiply 3682 by 10000; by 10; by 1000; by 100; and add the products.

WRITTEN WORK.

80. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE IV. Multiply 4520 by 300.

Explanation. — Here 4520 equals 452 x 10, and 4520

300 equals 3 x 100 ; hence 4520 x 300 is the same 300

as 452 x 10x3 x 100, or, since the order of the fac

tors may be changed (Art. 75), the same as 452 x3 1356000 x 10 x 100. We shall, therefore, find the product if

we multiply 452 by 3 and annex three zeros (Art. 79). When the multiplicand and multiplier, or either of them, have zeros at the right hand, the zeros may be disregarded in multiplying, but there must be annexed to the product as many zeros as were disregarded.

26. I have 600 acres in my farm. What is it worth at $250 an acre ?

27. How many strawberry plants are there in 400 rows, if there are 280 plants in each row ?

28. What is the product of 1870 x 90 ? Of 1870 by 900 ? Of 1870 by 9000 ?

29. If 268000 is the multiplicand and 80 the multiplier, what is the product ?

30. Multiply 596 by 3 and by 40, and add the products. 31. Multiply 984 by 8 and by 60, and add the products. 32. Multiply 647 by 9 and by 20, and add the products. 33. Multiply 379 by 5 and by 80, and add the products.

34. Multiply 4837 by 2, by 30, and by 500, and add the products.

35. Multiply 2802 by 8, by 70, and by 900, and add the products.

WRITTEN WORK.

81. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE V. Multiply 625 by 39.

Explanation. — We shall find the 625

product of 625 x 39 if we multiply 625 39

by 9 and then by 30, and add the re

sults. We first find the product by 9, 5625 product by 9.

which is 5625, and write it under the 1875 = product by 30.

line. The product of 625 x 30 is the 24375 = product by 39.

same as 625 x3 x 10. To find this we

multiply 625 by 3, obtaining 1875, but instead of annexing a zero (Art. 79), we write the result as 1875 tens. We then add the partial products.

NOTE. Compare this process with that of Examples 30 to 33, in the last Article.

36. How many are 34 x 25 ?

37. Multiply 49 by 98; then multiply 98 by 49. Are these products equal ? Why?

38. What is the product of 2842 multiplied by 28 ? 39. Multiply 3684 by 36 and by 64, and add the products. 40. Multiply 625 by 339; by 705; by 7005.

WRITTEN WORK.

WRITTEN WORK.

625
339

625
705

5625 product by 9.

3125 = product by 5. 1875 = product by 30.

4375 product by 700. 1875 product by 300.

440625 product by 705. 211875 = product by 339. The explanation of this work is left for the pupil. (See Art. 81.) 41. How many are 743 x 657 ? 42. Multiply 237 by 195; 195 by 237. 43. Multiply 4387 by 235; 235 by 4387. 44. Multiply 7608 by 504; 504 by 7608. 45. Multiply 760500 by 307000. 46. Multiply 907200 by 420900.

WRITTE

WORK.

Multiplication of Decimals. 82. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE VI. Multiply 108.67 by 48.

Explanation. — 10867 hundredths mul

tiplied by 8 is 86936 hundredths. 10867 108.67

hundredths x 40 is the same as 10867 48

hundredths x 4 x 10. Now 10867 hun86936 = prod. by 8.

dredths x 4 is 43468 hundredths; to ex43468 prod. by 40.

press this product multiplied by 10 we

write the figures one place to the left. 5216.16 = prod. by 48. Adding the partial products we have

521616 hundredths (5216.16) for the entire product. Here, as in the preceding examples, we see that the product is of the same order of units as the multiplicand.

47. Multiply 8.648 by 5; 432.5 by 21. 48. Multiply 7.0909 by 6; 0.0005 by 18. 49. Multiply 0.625 and 0.375 each by 24, and add the results.

83. From the preceding examples may be derived the föllowing

Rule for Multiplication. 1. Write the multiplicand and underneath write the multiplier. Draw a line beneath.

2. If the multiplier consists of one term only, multiply each term of the multiplicand by the multiplier, beginning with the term of the lowest order, and carrying as in addition.

3. If the multiplier consists of more than one term, multiply by each term of the multiplier separately, writing the partial products so that units of the same order shall be expressed in the same column.

4. Add the partial products thus obtained, and the result will be the entire product.

Proof. Multiply the multiplier by the multiplicand: the two products ought to be equal.

For contractions in multiplication, see Appendix, page 300.

84. Examples in Multiplication. a. Multiply 4687 by 8.

Ans. 37496. b. Find the product of 50875 by 7. Ans. 356125.

c. Multiply 5872 by 10, also by 1000, and add the products.

Ans. 5930720. d. Multiply 8756 by 300; by 500; by 7000; and add the results.

Ans. 68296800. e. What is the product of 39700 by 9000 ?

Ans. 357300000. f. 37406 x 43 = what number?

Ans. 1608458. g. For multiplicand take 46059, for multiplier 76, and find the product.

Ans. 3500484. h. How many are 309 times 46057 ? Ans. 14231613. i. Multiply thirty-seven thousand twenty-eight by 508.

Ans. 18810224. j. The multiplier being 987, the multiplicand six thousand four hundred sixteen, required the product.

Ans. 6332592. k. What is the product of 908060 by five thousand four hundred ?

Ans. 4903524000. 1. One factor being 718151, the other seven hundred, what is the product ?

Ans. 502705700. m. At 147 dollars per acre, how much will 385 acres of land cost ?

Ans. $ 56595. n. There are 24 hours in a day. How many hours in 476 days?

Ans. 11424. Examples with Decimals. o. Multiply 40.27 by 87.

Ans. 3503.49. p. Multiply thirty-one thousandths by 25. Ans. 0.775. NOTE. The examples on this page embrace the chief varieties in form of examples in Multiplication. Examples for additional practice will be found on pages 59 - 63.

85. Applications. 50. At $45 a month for labor, what will a man earn in a year? In 5 years?

51. If a man saves $17 a month, what will he save in 25

years?

In a

52. If a sewing-machine can set 690 stitches in a minute, how many

stitches can it set in 60 minutes or an hour ? day of 12 hours ? In 6 working days or a week? In 52 weeks or a year ?

53. The first House of Representatives of the United States consisted of 65 members; if each member represented 30000 inhabitants, how many inhabitants were represented ?

54. In a certain mill, material for 65000 dresses is made in a week. Allowing 18 yards for a dress, how many yards are made in a week ? In a year ?

55. The cotton crop in Texas in one year was 450000 bales. Allowing 400 pounds to a bale, how many pounds were raised ?

56. In a day there are 24 hours, in an hour 60 minutes, in a minute 60 seconds. How many seconds in a day?

57. Light, according to Foucault, travels at the rate of 185172 miles in a second. If it passes from the sun to the earth in 8 minutes 13 seconds (or 493 seconds), what is the distance from the sun to the earth ?

86. Examples with Decimals. 58. It took Mary 3.25 hours to learn a piece of music, and Olive 5 times as long. How many hours was Olive in learning it?

59. Mr. Green has 5.175 acres of land and buys 7 times as much of his neighbor. How many acres does he buy

his neighbor ?

60. What will 38 barrels of flour cost at $ 11.75 a barrel ?

61. Mr. Gage sold 175 tons of refined bar-iron at $ 45.50 a ton.

What did he receive for it? 62. Multiply 5.4328 by 62.

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