Cockers Arithmetick, perused by J. Hawkins

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Page 150 - 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 34 - The Multiplicand, or Number to be multiplied. Secondly, The Multiplier, or Number by which we multiply.
Page 51 - Cut off- as many figures from the right hand of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor. The remaining figures of the dividend will be the quotient, and those cut off the remainder.
Page 33 - Product may come forth, or be discovered. Or, Multiplication is the increasing of any one number by another ; so often as there are Units in that number, by which the other is increased, or by having two numbers given to find a third, which shall contain one of the numbers as many times as there are...
Page 87 - And if any three quantities, a, b, c, (2,4, 6,) be in arithmetical proportion, the double of the mean is equal to the sum of the extremes, r . THEOREM 2.
Page 41 - Quantity given, into any parts assigned ; Or to find how often one Number is Contained in another ; Or from any two Numbers given to find a third that...
Page 18 - ... gathering together and bringing of two numbers or more into one summe. Hodder. Addition teacheth you to add two or more sums together to make them one whole or total sum. Cocker. Addition is the Reduction of two, or more numbers of like kind together into one Sum or Total. Or it is that by which divers numbers are added together, to the end that the Sum or Total value of them all may be discovered. SUBTRACTION.
Page 26 - Inequality, excess, or difference between the numbers given, or Subtraction is that by which one number is taken out of another number given, to the end that the residue, or remainder may be known, which remainder is also called the rest, Remainder, or difference of the numbers given. MULTIPLICATION. Recorde. Multiplication is such an operation, that by two summes...
Page 4 - Number, or rather the Medium between increafing and decreafing Numbers, commonly called abfolute or whole...
Page 120 - If 8 cannons in one day spend 48 barrels of powder, I demand how many barrels 24 cannons will spend in 22 days ? Ans. 3168.

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