# Arithmetic and Its Applications: Designed as a Text Book for Common Schools, High Schools, and Academies

H. Cowperthwait, 1858 - Arithmetic - 366 pages

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### Contents

 Shorter Method of adding Compound 54 Definitions and Illustrations 61 Problems 67 Subtraction from Left to Right 73 Compound Multiplication 80 Multiplication by Factors 88 DIVISION 97 Decimal Fractions in the Quotient 104 Division by Factors 110 Long Divisi n 116 To divide by 99 999 c 122 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 133 Other Tests 141
 Division by Fractions 300 200 Other Changes in t he Terms of a Frac 207 APPLICATIONS OF FOREGOING 213 RATIO AND PROPORTION 222 Relations of Terms 228 Problems 234 Introductory 240 302 POWERS AND ROOT 327 Method of extracting the Square Root 331 To extract the Cube Root 337 Problems 344 Problems 350

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