Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis

Wilson, Hinkle & Company, 1857 - 336 σελίδες

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 Addition 19 Subtraction 26 Multiplication 33 Pivision 43 Review of Principles 61 Cancellation 67 FACTORING PAGE 120 GREATEST Common DIVISOR 126
 Reduction of Decimals 189 PROPORTION 197 PROPoRTION CoNTINUED PAGE 205 INTEREST 215 PARTNERSHIP 253 ALLIGATION MEDIAL 260 Exchange of CURRENCIFS 209 269 INvolution 275

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Σελίδα 185 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Σελίδα 95 - TABLE. 2^ inches in. make 1 nail marked na. 4 nails - - - 1 quarter of a yard qr. 4 quarters - - - 1 yard - - yd. 3 quarters - - - 1 Ell Flemish - E. Fl. 5 quarters - - - 1 Ell English - EE 6 quarters - - - 1 Ell French - E. Fr.
Σελίδα 34 - It shows that the numbers between which it is placed, are to be multiplied together. Thus the expression 9x6, signifies that 9 and 6 are to be multiplied together, and is read, " 9 multiplied by 6," or, simply,
Σελίδα 127 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.
Σελίδα 292 - Hence, when the first term, the common difference, and the number of terms, are given, to find the last term...
Σελίδα 281 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...
Σελίδα 12 - Invariably, ten units of any order make one unit of the next higher order.
Σελίδα 27 - Placed between two numbers, it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from that on the left. Thus...
Σελίδα 84 - How many times is 5 contained in 1 ? In 2 ? In 3 ? In 4? In 5? In 6? In 7? In 8? In 9? In 10? In 11 ? 5. How many times is 6 contained in 1 ? In 2 ? In 3 ? In 4?
Σελίδα 89 - Weight is used in weighing groceries and all coarse articles ; as sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay, &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters " 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight