Introduction to the National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods; in which the Principles of the Science are Fully Explained and Illustrated

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 Definitions 7 English Numeration Table 14 UNITED STATES MONEY 69 COMPOUND 82 Cloth Measure 89 Cubic or Solid Measure 96 Measure of Time 102 Addition 110
 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 181 Division 188 PERCENTAGE 194 Commission Brokerage and Stocks 218 Annual Interest 210 Insurance 224 Equation on Payments 230 Compound Proportion 245 Simple Proportion 240 Partnership or Company Business 254

 Miscellaneous Exercises 119 Division 125 Addition 148 Multiplication 155 Addition of Fractions of Compound 165 Greatest Common Divisor 167 Subtraction of Fractions of 175
 Government Securities 258 Inland Bills 262 Involution 269 Arithmetical Progression 287 Geometrical Progression 294 Allegation Alternate 801 305

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Σελίδα 145 - RULE. — Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator.
Σελίδα 98 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Σελίδα 46 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.
Σελίδα 158 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Σελίδα 143 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of...
Σελίδα 46 - It shows that the number before it is to be divided by the number after it Thus 6 -i- 2 = 3 is read, 6 divided by 2 is equal to 3.
Σελίδα 277 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.
Σελίδα 56 - RULE. — Cut off• the ciphers from the divisor, and the same number of figures from the right of the dividend. Then divide the remaining figures of the dividend by the remaining figures of the divisor. 57. How do you divide by 10?
Σελίδα 189 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
Σελίδα 155 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.