## Intuitive arithmetic, the readiest and most concise method of calculation |

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Intuitive Arithmetic, the Readiest and Most Concise Method of Calculation Daniel O'Gorman No preview available - 2013 |

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Page 12 - When the divisor is large, the pupil will find assistance in determining the quotient figure, by finding how many times the first figure of the divisor is contained in the first figure, or if necessary, the first two figures of the dividend.

Page 27 - Ale and Beer Measure. 2 Pints . . make 1 Quart 4 Quarts . „ 1 Gallon 9 Gallons . „ 1 Firkin 2 Firkins . „ 1 Kilderkin 2 Kilderkins make 1 Barrel 1J Barrel „ 1 Hogshead 2 Hogsheads „ 1 Butt 144 Quarts

Page 125 - The distance of the centre of percussion from the axis of motion, is the same as the distance of the centre of oscillation from the centre of suspension ; and the same rules serve for both centres.

Page 12 - DIVISION we find how many times one number is contained in another. The number to be divided, is called the DIVIDEND ; the number by which to divide is called the DIVISOR; the number of times the dividend contains the divisor is called the QUOTIENT.

Page 29 - Capacity. 4 gills = 1 pint. 2 pints = 1 quart. 4 quarts = 1 gallon. 2 gallons = 1 peck. 4 pecks = 1 bushel. 8 bushels = 1 quarter. Time. 60 seconds 60 minutes 24 hours 7 days 365 days minute. hour. day. week, year. Solidity. 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard. Apothecaries

Page 41 - Double the time of the sun's rising, which gives the length of the night, and double the time of setting, which gives the length of the day.

Page 26 - CLOTH MEASURE. 2} Inches = 1 nail. 4 Nails = 1 quarter. 4 Quarters = 1 yard. 5 Quarters = 1 English ell.

Page 111 - A> or -02, each of them will be i# or £ or -2. Again if 1 represents 100, the first 2 will be 200 ; if the second 1 be 1000, the second 2 will be 2000, and so on. The above being well understood, we shall now proceed to the use of the rule.

Page 111 - ... the value of the second 2 is ten times that of the first 2 ; so that if the value of the first 1 be 10, that of the second 1 will be 100 ; the first 2 will be 20, and the second 2 will be 200, &c.

Page 113 - Here the number of places are even, being two ; therefore, the number 81 is sought for on the left hand side of the line C. Set 1 on C against 10 on D ; then against 81 on C will be found 9 the square root on D.