Arithmetic Modernised: Or, A Complete System of Arithmetic, Adapted to Modern Practice: With Notes, Explaining the Foundation of the Rules, and the Best Methods of Applying Them: and Copious Illustrations of Commercial Subjects. For the Use of Schools
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Σελίδα 85 - 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 123 - Multiply this complete divisor by the last figure of the root, subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next group for a new dividend.
Σελίδα 63 - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be both multiplied or both divided by the same number, the value of the fraction is not altered.
Σελίδα 94 - Multiply each debt by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts. The quotient will be the average term of credit.
Σελίδα 130 - ... small statue, the head of which is 97 feet from the summit of the higher, and 86 feet from the top of the lower column, the base of which measures just 76 feet to the centre of the figure's base Required the distance between the tops of the two columns ? Ans.
Σελίδα 166 - Thirty days hath September, April, June and November: All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, Which has only eight and a score Till leap-year gives it one day more. The previous critics who have studied this poem, Coleridge among them, have failed to explain what we may describe as its fundamental dynamic.
Σελίδα 120 - The root of any number, or power, is such a number, as .being multiplied into itself a certain number of times, will produce that power. Thus, 2 is the square root or...
Σελίδα 53 - If four quantities are proportional, the quotient of the first divided by the second, is equal to the quotient of the third divided by the fourth. (Alg. 364.) Thus, if a : b : : c : d, then |=|, and"=^.