# A Treatise of Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of the Elementary Schools; Followed by the Principles for Measuring the Surface, and the Solidity of the Bodies

Lovell & Gibson, 1843 - Arithmetic - 129 pages

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### Contents

 Arithmetical Tables 6 Simple Addition 19 Compound Addition 37 Uses of Subtraction 53 Compound Proportion 72 Commission and Brokerage 85 Multiplication 90
 Addition 98 Division 100 Division 106 Involution 112 Definition of Superfices 119 Definition of Solids 124 Subtraction 132

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Page 10 - 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 5 - A COMMON MULTIPLE of two or more numbers is any number that contains each of them an exact number of times, and the least number that will do...
Page 27 - To divide by 10, 100, 1000, &c. Cut off- as many figures from the right hand of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Page 94 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number.
Page 27 - III. Multiply the divisor by this quotient figure, subtract the product from the partial dividend, and to the remainder annex the next figure of the dividend.
Page 94 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Page 10 - THE CIRCLE. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute. 60 Minutes = 1 Degree. 30 Degrees = 1 Sign. 90 Degrees = 1 Quadrant. 360 Degrees, or 12 Signs = 1 Circumference. Formerly the subdivisions were carried on by sixties ; thus, the second was divided into 60 thirds, the third into 60 fourths, &c.
Page 114 - Subtract the square of this figure from the left-hand period, and to the remainder annex the next period for a dividend.
Page 103 - Wherefore, to reduce shillings, pence and farthings to the decimal...
Page 94 - The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder. Thus 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 24.