## Arithmetic, designed for academies and schools: uniting the reasoning of the French with the practical methods of the English system. With full illustrations of the method of cancellation (Google eBook) |

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In Page 10, Notation an Numeration , it just talk about the "Zero" which is defined and Cypher or naught.

In Page 10, Paragraph 4 , defines '0'

The Character "0" is used to denote the absence of the things. The other nine figures are called significant figures or digits.

To denote there is no apple in basket we use there '0' apple in basket.

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acres altitude amount annex apiece apples Arithmetic bank barrels bushels bushels of wheat called carats cent per annum ciphers cloth cost column common denominator common difference containing cord cube root decimal fraction decimal places denominate number diameter discount divide the product dividend division dollars equal EXAMPLES express factors Federal money feet figures find the interest four fourth gallon given number gives greater greatest common divisor Hence hogshead hundred hundredths improper fraction inches least common multiple less lowest terms miles mills minuend mixed numbers mixture molasses multiplicand Multiply number of terms numerator and denominator OPERATION ounces paid payable payment percent person pound principal proper fraction proportion quotient Reduce remainder sell simple fraction simple numbers sold solid square root subtract sugar tare tens third thousandths Troy weight units VULGAR FRACTIONS weight whole number worth write yards cost yards of cloth