Higher Arithmetic: Or, The Science and Application of Numbers: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Modes of Instruction ; Designed for Advanced Classes in Schools and Academies

S.C. Griggs & Company, 1847 - 422 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 371 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Σελίδα 239 - ... dividend, as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Σελίδα 99 - 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 368 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Σελίδα 76 - In the same manner it may be shown, that removing two ciphers from the right of a number, divides it by 100; removing three, divides it by 1000 ; removing four, divides it by 10000, &c.
Σελίδα 206 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Σελίδα 261 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due...
Σελίδα 316 - ... multiplying or dividing both the numerator and denominator by the same number, does not alter the value of the fraction.
Σελίδα 50 - Multiplying ly any whole number, is taking the multiplicand as many times, as there are units in the multiplier.
Σελίδα 108 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, •f , if.

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