# Adam's new arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the principles of operating by numbers are analytically explained and synthetically applied...

Phillips, Sampson, and company, 1848 - Mathematics - 312 pages

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### Contents

 F nation and Nuraeraton 9 Addition 16 Review of Numeration and Addition 22 Review of Subtraction 29 Contractions in Multiplication 40 Division 47 tangles and Solids 69 COMMON FRACTIONS 80
 lo reduce integers of a lower to frac 149 Addition of Compound Numbers 156 Insurance 190 General Rule 199 To compute interest on pounds shil 205 Annual Interest 212 Ratio 235 Cancelation Applied 242

 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions 87 General Rule 93 Decimal Fractions 108 of Common to Decimal Frac 114 COMPOUND NUMBERS 131
 France 253 Involution 260 Extraction of the Cube Root 269 Forms of Notes c 303 290 311

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Page 236 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Page 146 - 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 145 - TABLE. 60 seconds (s.) make 1 minute, marked m. 60 minutes 1 hour, " h. 24 hours 1 day, " d. 7 days 1 week, " w 52 weeks 1 day 5 hours 48 min- ^ utes 48 seconds, or 365 days 5 > 1 year,
Page 80 - The denominator shows into how many parts a thing or unit is divided ; and The numerator shows how many of these parts are contained in the fraction. Thus, in the fraction f , the denominator, 8, shows that the unit or whole thing is divided into 8 equal parts, and the numerator, 3, shows that 3 of these parts are contained in the fraction. The numerator, 3, numbers the parts ; the denominator, 8, gives them their denomination or Questions.
Page 147 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") - make - 1 minute, - marked - ' 60 minutes ----- 1 degree, - - - - - ° 30 degrees ,----- 1 sign, ------ s. 12 signs, or 360 degrees, - 1 circle of the zodiac. Note. Every circle, whether great or small, is divisible into 360 equal parts, called degrees. 71. Reduce 9s. 13° 25
Page 228 - Duties on imported goods are of two kinds, Specific and Ad Valorem. A Specific duty is a certain sum per ton, hundred weight, pound, hogshead, gallon, square yard, foot, &c., without regard to its value.
Page 54 - Thus, 4 (1 half) of an apple, f (2 thirds) of an orange, \$• (4 sevenths) of a week, are fractions. NOTE 3. — A number composed of a whole number and a fraction, is called a Mixed Number...
Page 107 - How does it appear, that in multiplying both terms of the fraction by the same number the value of the fraction is not altered ? 24.
Page 171 - Every circle, whether great or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees. Let the accompanying diagram represent the great circle of the earth, called the equator, divided, as you here see.
Page 84 - Hence, 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. EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE.