# University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and General Rules for Their Application (Google eBook)

A.S. Barnes & Company, 1867 - Arithmetic - 466 pages

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### Contents

 Definitions 13 Formation and Nature of Numbers 24 Reduction 3034 30 Subtraction 4454 44 Multiplication 5468 54 Division 6887 68 Practice 8790 87 Applications in the Four Rules 94103 94
 Double Rule of Three 221225 221 PAGB 230 Profit and Loss 237241 237 Interest 245253 245 Partial Payments 253256 253 Discount 260261 260 Stocks 267272 267 Insurance 273275 273

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Page 177 - 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.
Page 215 - 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.
Page 145 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 113 - Divide the less number by the remainder, the last divisor by the last remainder, and so on, till nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought.
Page 109 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number which is a multiple of each of them; thus, 12 is the least common multiple of 2, 3, and 4.
Page 326 - 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. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down.
Page 280 - RULE. Divide the given sum by the amount of \$1. for the given rate and time ; and the quotient will be the present worth.
Page 389 - The power is to the weight, as the height of the plane is to its length.
Page 324 - THE SQUARE ROOT of a number is one of its two equal factors.
Page 373 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.