# A progressive arithmetic for elementary schools, ed. by F. Young. 6 pt. [in 1 vol.].

Francis Young (F.R.G.S.)
1872

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Σελίδα 165 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Σελίδα 186 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Σελίδα 103 - January 31, February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, December 31.
Σελίδα 116 - ... increase the upper number by as many units of that denomination as make one of the next higher, before subtracting; and consider the number of the next higher denomination of the minuend diminished by one.
Σελίδα 165 - To Reduce a Fraction to its Lowest Terms. A fraction is said to be in its lowest terms when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other (§ 111).
Σελίδα 177 - RULE. Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off in the product as many decimal places as there are in both factors.
Σελίδα 178 - RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers, and point off in the quotient as many places to the left for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Σελίδα 97 - weights and measures " taught in schools should be only such as are really useful ; such as Avoirdupois Weight, Long Measure, Liquid Measure, Time Table. Square and Cubical Measures, and any measure which is connected with the industrial occupations of the district.
Σελίδα 168 - RULE. — Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator ; then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Σελίδα 99 - Apothecaries' Weight This is used to some extent in filling prescriptions. The grain, ounce, and pound are the same as in troy weight, but the ounce is divided differently. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple . . . sc. or 3 3 scruples = 1 dram . . . dr. or 3 8 drams = 1 ounce . . . oz. or 5 12 ounces = 1 pound . . . Ib. or Ib Apothecaries...