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THE NEW AMERICAN ARITHMETIC, Part Third, is designed
It begins, therefore, with Denominate Fractions, and thus
Percentage and its various applications, Profit and Loss,
Ratio, Proportion, Partnership, Equation of Payments, and
A short chapter of problems in Analysis is given, and
The subjects thus presented complete the topics of the
Such other subjects as are generally found in higher arith-
Copyright, 1877, by J. H. BUTLER & Co.
ELECTROTYPED BY MACKELLAR, SMITHS & JORDAN, PHILADELPHIA.
SHERMAN & Co.PRS PHILA
NEW AMERICAN ARITHMETIC.
A Denominate Fraction is a fraction applied to a denomination; as, £12, is gal., .015 of a mile.
Note. In all examples where the word fraction is used, common fraction is meant.
CASE I. To reduce a denominate fraction to an equivalent
fraction of a lower denomination.
ORAL EXERCISES. 1. Reduce 16 qt. to the fraction of a pint. ANALYSIS.—In one quart there are 2 pints, and in 3 qt. there are 8 times 2 pints=fo or pt.
2. Reduce .3 qt. to the decimal of a pint.
ANALYSIS.—In one quart there are 2 pints, and in 3 qt. there are .3 times 2 pints = .6 pt.
8. What fraction of a peck is of a bushel? 4. What decimal of a peck is .06 of a bushel ? 5. Reduce of a drachm to the fraction of a grain. 6. Reduce .05 of a drachm to the decimal of a grain. 79. What decimal of a day is .08 of a week? 8. * of a foot is what fraction of an inch?