# A Written Arithmetic, for Common and Higher Schools: To which is Adapted a Complete System of Reviews, in the Form of Dictation Exercises

Brewer and Tileston, 1864 - Arithmetic - 348 pages

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### Contents

 ſefinitions 9 FEDERAL MONEY 45 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 56 Pefinitions 65 jº of Fractions 71 Beduction of Complex Fractions 77 Common Denominator 84 Definitions 98
 Present Worth and Discount 202 Profit and Loss 176 General Review No 6 208 Insurance 209 Average or Equation of Payments 215 Average of Accounts 221 Custom House Business 228 Ratio 246 Analysis and Compound Proportion 254

 Avoirdupois Weight 104 Cubic Measure 111 Circulating Decimals 160 Annual Interest 194
 Compound Partnership 260 Square Root 266 Application of Square Root 272 APPENDIX 325

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Page 268 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...
Page 68 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 248 - The first and fourth terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the second and third terms, the means. Thus, in the foregoing proportion, 8 and 3 are the extremes and 4 and 6 are the means.
Page 117 - 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 306 - The sum of all the terms. Any three of which being given, the other two may be found.
Page 114 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every part of which is equally distant from : a point within called the centre ; as AEFGBD.
Page 9 - Arithmetic is the science of numbers, and the art of computing by them.
Page 36 - When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend left is called the remainder, and it must be less than the divisor.
Page 115 - If the right angle be considered as divided into 90 degrees, each degree into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60...
Page 147 - RULE. Multiply all the terms of the multiplicand by each term of the multiplier, observing that like signs give plus in the product, and unlike signs minus.