A Treatise on Arithmetic, Part 1

Rivingtons, 1882 - Arithmetic - 320 pages

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Contents

 SECT PAGI I ON THE METHOD OF REPRESENTING NUMBERS BY FIGURES 10 ADDITION 10 SUBTRACTION 12 MULTIPLICATION 15 DIVISION 22 ON THE RESOLUTION OF NUMBERS INTO FACTORS 28 INEXACT DIVISION 32 HIGHEST COMMON FACTOR 37
 PROBLEMS AND THE UNITARY METHOD 164 SIMPLE INTEREST 179 COMPOUND INTEREST 187 PRESENT WORTH AND DISCOUNT 194 AVERAGES AND PERCENTAGES 198 PROFIT AND LOSS 201 STOCKS AND SHARES 204 RATIO AND PROPORTION 210

 LOWEST COMMON MULTIPLE 39 FRACTIONS 43 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 66 SQUARE ROOT 92 CUBE ROOT 99 MISCELLANEOUS EXAMPLES 105 COMMERCIAL ARITHMETIC SECT PAGB XIV ON ENGLISH MONEY 108 FRACTIONAL MEASURES 143 DECIMAL MEASURES 147 DECIMAL COINAGE 153 PRACTICE 156
 DIVISION INTO PROPORTIONAL PARTS 213 EQUATION OF PAYMENTS 218 EXCHANGE 220 MONETARY SYSTEMS OF FRANCE ET 223 THE METRIC SYSTEM 224 MEASUREMENT OF AREA 225 MEASUREMENT OF SOLIDITY 233 EXAMINATION PAPERS 236 SUMMARY OF TABLES OF MEASURES 318 ANSWERS 321

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