## Arithmetic Designed for the Use of Schools: To which is Added a Chapter on Decimal Coinage |

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Page 38 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, $, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.

Page 97 - If 20 men can perform a piece of work in 12 days, how many men will accomplish three times as much in one-fifth of the time ? Ans.

Page 7 - SIMPLE DIVISION. Division is the method of finding how often one number is contained in another. Case I. — When the Divisor does not exceed 12. Divide 252 by 6.

Page 132 - If 248 men, in 5 days, of 11 hours each, can dig a trench 230 yards long, 3 wide...

Page 34 - To find the Greatest Common Measure of two numbers. RULE. Divide the greater by the less, and the...

Page 178 - If the increase in the number of male and female criminals be 1.8 per cent., while the decrease in the number of males alone is 4.6 per cent., and the increase in the number of females is 9.8 per cent.

Page 112 - A sum is laid out in the 3 per cents, at 89| and a half-year's dividend received upon it ; the stock being then sold at 94| and the whole increase of capital being £54, find the original sum laid out.J 10.

Page 132 - If a person sells 22 articles for the same money which he paid for 36, what does he gain per cent, on his outlay ? 5.

Page 124 - If twelve men can dig a trench 15 yards long and 4 broad in 3 days of 12 hours each, in how many days of 9 hours each can 8 men dig a trench 20 yards long and 8 broad ? 22.

Page 60 - ... the decimal point of the dividend as many places to the right as there were decimal figures in the divisor ; annexing for this purpose decimal cyphers, if necessary, to the dividend.