# A New & Compleat Treatise of the Doctrine of Fractions, Vulgar & Decimal ...: To which is Added, an Epitome of Duodecimals, & an Idea of Measuring ...

author, 1714 - Arithmetic - 126 pages

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### Contents

 Section 1 1 Section 2 16 Section 3 19 Section 4 21 Section 5 33 Section 6 43 Section 7 44 Section 8 53
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Page 41 - Multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, for a numerator; and multiply the denominator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor, for a denominator 19.
Page 25 - The odds may be readily computed by the following rule : — reduce the odds, in each case, to a vulgar fraction ; then multiply all the denominators for a common denominator, and each numerator by all the denominators, except its own, for a new numerator. In the last case...
Page 41 - Write the divisor to the right of the dividend with the sign (-=-) between them ; then multiply the numerator of the dividend by the denominator of the divisor, for...
Page 35 - ... from the common denominator, and to the remainder add the numerator of the upper fraction.
Page 3 - It is true, however, that in all cases when two fractions are equal, the numerator of one of them is to its denominator, as the numerator of the other to its denominator.
Page 83 - Order to the ufual way. Then in multiplying always begin at that Figure of the Multiplicand -which ftands over the Figure wherewith you are then a multiplying...
Page 8 - Number : And at the Head of each Column, place each Prime, and where there are more than one Prime of the fame fort, place in the fame Column the Powers of that Prime, till the Index of the laft Power be the Number of thofe like Component Primes.; laftly, multiply every Number in the firft Column, by...
Page 11 - Meafure required ; but if there be a Remainder, divide the laft Divifor by that Remainder ; and if there be ftill a Remainder, divide the laft Divifor by the laft Remainder ; and fo proceed till you come to a Divifion without a Remainder ; and then the laft Divifor is the greateft common Meafure.
Page 7 - CSV. all the Prime Numbers, till there arife a Quotient lefs than the Divifor ; and then the Divifors and the laft Dividend are the Primes compofing the Number given, eg Reduce 122760, to its component Primes.
Page 121 - Feet high, the Number of Stones (or Cubick Feet) will be equal to the Number of Lineal Feet in the length of that Wai]. Secondly, If the Wall ihould be of the fame length and heighth one Foot as bef re, but the thicknefs 2, 3, 4...