A Written Arithmetic, for the Common and Higher Schools; to which is Adapted a Complete System of Reviews, in the Form of Dictation Exercises

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Brewer and Tiseson, 1865 - Arithmetic - 335 pages
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Page 117 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 35 - Division is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another ; or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 114 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every part of which is equally distant from : a point within called the centre ; as AEFGBD.
Page 115 - If the right angle be considered as divided into 90 degrees, each degree into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60...
Page 73 - Now £ of 1 is a compound fraction, whose value is found by multiplying the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.
Page 10 - L, fifty; C, one hundred; D, five hundred ; M, one thousand.
Page 278 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...
Page 35 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor. The number which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend is called the quotient.
Page 36 - When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend left is called the remainder, and it must be less than the divisor.
Page 111 - A pile of wood 4 feet wide, 4 feet high, and 8 feet long, contains 1 cord ; a pile 4 feet wide, 4 feet high, and 1 foot long, contains 1 cord foot.

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