## The elements of arithmetic. [With] Key |

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Page 45 - If the numerator and denominator of each fraction is multiplied (or divided) by the same number, the value of the fraction will not change.

Page 91 - RULE.* Multiply the principal by the rate per cent, and divide the product by 100: the quotient will be the interest for 1 year.

Page 52 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.

Page 72 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page vii - It shows that the numbers between which it is placed, are to be multiplied together. Thus the expression 9x6, signifies that 9 and 6 are to be multiplied together, and is read, " 9 multiplied by 6," or, simply,

Page 95 - Finally, subtract the given principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the compound interest. 2. What is the compound interest of $350 for 4 years, at 6 per cent.

Page 71 - RULE. Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in both factors.

Page 19 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, February hath twenty-eight alone, and all the rest hath thirty and one.

Page 18 - French ell 4 gills or naggins= 1 pint 2 pints = 1 quart 2 quarts = 1 pottle 2 pottles = 1 gallon 2 gallons = 1 peck 4 pecks = 1 bushel 8 bushels = 1 quarter 5 quarters = 1 load 3 bushels =1 sack J , 12 sacks =lchldrn.

Page 44 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or...