# A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for Common Schools and Academies

Jenks, Hickling, & Swan, 1853 - Arithmetic

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### Contents

 Introduction 11 Reduction of Decimals 73 Discount 148 Practical Questions in Decimals 81 8 Forms of Bills of Exchange 29 10 Multiplication 22 22 General Principles in Division 36 36 The Least Common Multiple 49 49
 Practical Questions in Denominate Fractions 122 122 Partial Payments 136 136 Stocks 154 154 Analysis 170 170 Duties 184 184 Iquare Root 197 Root of Higher Powers 211 Exchange of Currencies 226

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Page 12 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
Page 186 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 79 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 136 - 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 203 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 93 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 15 - Addition is the process of finding the sum of two or more numbers.
Page 48 - Divide in succession the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common measure.
Page 54 - To reduce an improper fraction to its equivalent whole or mixed number. RULE. Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quo<tient will be the whole or mixed number required.
Page 195 - Multiply the given number into itself, till it is taken as a factor, as many times as there are units in the index of the power to which the number is to be raised.