The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods Forming a Complete Course of Higher Arithmetic
Robert S. Davis & Company, 1858 - 444 σελίδες
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acres amount annexed annuity Arithmetic Avoirdupois barrels bill bought bushels carats cask ciphers circumference column common denominator common fraction composite number compound interest compound numbers contain continued fraction cost cube root diameter difference discount dividend division dollars duodecimal equal exactly divide Examples expressed decimally feet long figure gain gallons given number grains greatest common divisor Hence hogshead hundred improper fraction inches last term least common multiple longitude lowest terms measure miles minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply Note number denoting number of days number of terms obtain paid payable payment places pounds premium present worth prime factors prime number principal quantity quotient rate per cent ratio received Reduce remainder repetend rods Rule second operation shillings side simple numbers sold square root subtract subtrahend tens third thousand tons weight whole number wine write yards
Σελίδα 168 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Σελίδα 44 - When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the excess is called a remainder, and may be regarded as a fourth term in the division.
Σελίδα 276 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add- it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest, added as above...
Σελίδα 173 - Multiplying the numerator or dividing the denominator of a fraction by any number, multiplies the fraction by that number. (2) Dividing the numerator or multiplying the denominator of a fraction by any number divides the fraction by that number.
Σελίδα 208 - 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 18 - Arabic notation, so called from its having been made known through the Arabs, employs in expressing numbers ten characters or figures, viz. : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0. one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, cipher. The first nine are...
Σελίδα 382 - 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 102 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...