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

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acres amount annexed apples Arithmetic barrels bought bushels called ciphers common divisor common fractions composite number compound interest Compound Numbers contained cord cost cube root cubic decimal fractions diameter divided dividend division dollars equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE expressed factors farthings feet long figure foot frac gallons given number greatest common divisor Hence hogshead hundred hundredths improper fraction inches integers last term length measure merchant miles mills minuend mixed number months multiplicand multiply Note number of terms operation oranges paid payment pence pieces pound principal proper fraction proportion pupil quantity quarts Questions quotient rate per cent ratio receive Reduce remainder rule shillings side sold solid feet Solution square root subtraction subtrahend tens tenths third thousandths tion Troy weight units weight whole number write yards

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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.