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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
X. Division. Explanation of Fractions. Their notation. What is
to be done with the remainder after division.
XVII. To divide a fraction by a whole number. To multiply a
fraction by a fraction.
ways to multiply, and two ways to divide a fraction.
XIX. Addition and subtraction of fractions. To reduce them to a
common denominator. To reduce them to lower terms.
XXII. To find the least common multiple of two or more numbers.
To reduce fractions to the least common denominator.
fraction, when the purpose is to find how many times the
fraction and a whole number, or of two fractions.
INDEX TO PARTICULAR SUBJECTS.
Miscellaneous examples 230
Square and Cubic measure. Miscellaneous Examples
The student may perform the following examples in his mind.
1. James has 3 cents and Charles has 5; how many have they both ?
2. Charles bought 3 bunns for 16 cents, a quart of cherries for 8 cents, and 2 oranges for 12 cents; how many cents did he lay out?
3. A man bought a hat for 8 dollars; a coat for 27 dollars, a pair of boots for 5 dollars, and a vest for 7 dollars ; how niany dollars did the whole come to ?
4. A man bought a firkin of butter for 8 dollars, a quarter of veal for 45 cents, and a barrel of cider for 3 dollars and 25 cents; how much did he give for the whole ?
5. A man sold a horse for 127 dollars, a load of hay for 15 dollars, and 3 barrels of cider for 12 dollars ; how much did he receive for the whole ?
6. A man travelled 27 miles in one day, 15 miles the next day, and 8 miles the next; how many miles did he travel in the whole ?
7. A man received 42 dollars and 37 cents of one person, 4 dollars and 68 cents of another, and 7 dollars