## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of Instruction, for Schools and Academies |

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amount annexed answer required Avoirdupois bbls bill bushels called cancel cents a pound ciphers common denominator common divisor common fraction composite number compound interest compound numbers contained Cube root cubic currency decimal denotes difference dividend division dolls equal exchange expressed factors farthings Federal money feet figure fourth gain gallons gals given fractions given number given per cent greatest common divisor Hence hhds hogshead hundred hundredths improper fractions inches insured least common multiple merchant bought miles millionths mills mixed number mixture months multiplicand Multiply number of days number of terms Operation paid payment pence pound Sterling premium present worth principal proportion quantity quarts quotient rate per cent ratio Reduce remainder rods rule sell shillings side simple fraction sold square root subtract tens tenths thousandths units weight whole number

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Page 261 - ... any number divided by 9, will leave the same remainder, as the sum of its figures, or digits, divided by 9 : which may be thus demonstrated.

Page 304 - X 5'" = 20""'. Hence the RDLE. I. Write the several terms of the multiplier under the corresponding terms of the multiplicand. II. Multiply each term of the multiplicand by each term of the multiplier...

Page 104 - The number below the line is called the denominator, and shows into how many parts the number or thing is divided. The number above the line is called the numerator, and shows how many parts are expressed by the fraction.

Page 317 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.

Page 110 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.

Page 148 - Sheets make 1 Quire. 20 Quires " 1 Ream. 2 Reams " 1 Bundle. 5 Bundles

Page 71 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor. The number which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend is called the quotient.

Page 95 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.

Page 107 - The Value of a fraction is the quotient of the numerator divided by the denominator.

Page 309 - The root of any number, or power, is such a number, as being multiplied into itself a certain number of times, will produce that power. Thus, 2 is the square root...