# A Practical Arithmetic

University Publishing Company, 1888 - Arithmetic - 348 pages

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### Contents

 Greatest Common Divisor 71 Least Common Multiple 74 Prime Numbers and Prime Factors 76 Fractions 82 Common Fractions 84 Transformation of Fractions 85 Addition of Fractions 96 Subtraction of Fractions 99 Multiplication of Fractions 102 Division of Fractions 109 Miscellaneous Examples 114 Decimal Fractions 118 Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Fractions 124 Multiplication of Decimal Fractions 128 Division of Decimal Fractions 130 Reduction of Common Fractions to Decimal Fractions 135 Concrete Numbers and Applications of Arithmetic 142 Measures of Length 168 143 Measures of Surface 145 Cubic Measure 146 Measures of Capacity 147 Measures of Weight 149 Meter System of Weights and Measures 150 Measures of Money 155 Measure of Time 157 Measure of the Circle 158 Reduction 159 Compound Addition 170 SECTION rJJ 201 Compound Subtraction 173 Compound Multiplication 175
 Practice 212 Ratio 316 216 Compound Proportion 228 Reduction to Units 232 Percentage 237 Interest 242 Simple Interest 243 Short Methods of Computing Interest 248 Other Questions in Simple Interest 232 252 Discount and Present Value 256 Bank Discount 258 Compound Interest 259 Partial Payments 263 Insurance Commission Brokerage etc 266 Stocks 268 Profit and Loss 271 Division into Proportional Parts 273 Fellowship 275 Average or Alligation Medial 277 Exchange 279 Equation of Payments 283 Additional Problems 288 Extraction of the Square Root 292 Extraction oi the Cube Root 298 324 Duodecimals 317 327331 MensurationSpecific WeightsEstimates of Artificers 820 329 Arithmetical Progression 333 Geometrical Progression 338 Annuities 343 Miscellaneous Examples 347