# Practical Arithmetic, Embracing the Science of Numbers and the Art of Computation: For Schools and Academics

Sheldon & Company, 1868 - Arithmetic - 380 pages

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Page 66 - Place the less number under the greater, so that units of the same order shall stand in the same column.
Page 91 - Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that is exactly divisible by each of the given numbers.
Page 295 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 234 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 269 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 233 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 37 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 310 - The head of a fish is 12 inches long, the tail is as long as the head + £ of the body, and the body is as long as the head and tail ; what is the length of the fish ? 4.
Page 267 - Multiply the complete divisor by the second figure of the root and subtract the product from the dividend.
Page 32 - Write the subtrahend under the minuend, so that units of the same order shall stand in the same column.