HIGHER ARITHMETIC; OR THE SCIENCE AND APPLICATION OF NUMBERS

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Σελίδα 206 - From the preceding illustrations we deduce the following general RULE FOR DIVISION OP DECIMALS. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures for decimals in the quotient, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor. If the quotient does not contain figures
Σελίδα 18 - sign of division, which shows that the number before it, is to be divided by the number after it. Thus, the expression 24—6, signifies that 24 is to be divided by 6. Second, division is often expressed by placing the divisor under the dividend, in the form of a fraction. Thus, the expression
Σελίδα 108 - A proper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator ; as, -£-, -f , •§-. An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, -f , -f. A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f,
Σελίδα 66 - The Process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, is called DIVISION. The number to be divided, is called the dividend. The number by which we divide, is called the divisor. The number obtained by division, or the answer to the question, is called the quotient. It shows how many times the divisor
Σελίδα 390 - circumference of a circle is a curve line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within, called the centre. The diameter of a circle is a straight line which passes through the centre, and is terminated on both sides
Σελίδα 136 - numerator and denominator of a fraction are both divided by the same number^ the value of the fraction is not altered. (Arts. 148,191.) 19. Divide 18f by 6f. Answer 3. 20. Divide f of f- by -f of -ft-. 23. Divide f of 7f by
Σελίδα 110 - exactly contrary to that of the same operation upon a whole number. 191» If the numerator and denominator are both multiplied or both divided by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be altered. (Art.
Σελίδα 382 - To find the sum of all the terms, when the extremes and the number of terms are given. Multiply half the sum of the extremes by the number of terms, and the product will be the sum of the given series. OBS. The reason of
Σελίδα 99 - 8, 12, 16, 18, &c. 167. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers, is the greatest number which will divide them without a remainder. Thus 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, 24, and 30.
Σελίδα 228 - Ans. $64. 14. In 260 mills, how many cents? Ans. 26 cents. Note.—To divide by 10,100, &c., we simply cut off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor. (Art. 131.) Hence. 372» To reduce cents to dollars, cut off

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