Adams's New Arithmetic
J. & J.W. Prentiss, 1830 - Arithmetic - 264 pages
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Page 128 - 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 104 - 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 210 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 225 - When the first term, common difference, and number of terms, are given, how do you find the last term 1 8.
Page 245 - I should have a hundred:" how many had he ? 100 — 2£ is what part of his present number ? Ans. He had 65 geese. 95. In an orchard of fruit trees, £ of them bear apples, £ pears, £ plums, 60 of them peaches, and 40, cherries ; how many trees does the orchard contain ? Ans. 1200.
Page 261 - EF or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents; Sealed with my seal.
Page 246 - A man was hired 50 days on these conditions. — that, for every day he worked, he should receive $ '75, and, for every day he was idle, he should forfeit $ '25 ; at the expiration of the time, he received $ 27'50 ; how many days did he work...
Page 36 - Two men depart from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 27 miles a day, the other 31 miles a day ; how far apart will they be at the end of 6 days ? Ans.
Page 251 - A military officer drew up his soldiers in rank and file, having the number in rank and file equal ; on being reinforced with three times his first number of men, he placed them all in the same form, and then the number in rank and file was just double what it was at first ; he was again reinforced with...
Page 114 - Divide the denominator by the whole number, (when it can be done without a remainder,) and over the quotient write the numerator.