A New Complete Arithmetic: Uniting Oral and Written Exercises

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American Book Company, 1883 - Arithmetic - 368 pages
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Page 22 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 96 - Remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier.
Page 230 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of the interest must not be taken to augment the principal ; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due...
Page 42 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor...
Page 123 - Numbers. 12 units = 1 dozen. 12 dozen = 1 gross. 12 gross = 1 great gross. 20 units = 1 score.
Page 28 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 62 - Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference over the common denominator.
Page 49 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f , -J.
Page 99 - Divide as in the division of integers, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor.
Page 263 - B $ 600, of which $ 200 is to be paid at the present time, 200 in 4 months, and 200 in 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.

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