A New Complete Arithmetic: Uniting Oral and Written Exercises

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Van Antwerp, Bragg & Company, 1883 - Arithmetic - 360 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 230 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of 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, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is to be Computed on the balance, as aforesaid.
Page 296 - In general, the square of any number composed of tens and units is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
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 264 - RULE. — Multiply each debt by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts. The quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 28 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 157 - PERIPHERY of a circle is its entire bounding line ; or it is a curved line, all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center.
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 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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