## Adams's New arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the principles of operating by numbers are analytically explained, and synthetically applied ... : designed for the use of schools and academies in the United States |

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Page 93 - The first seven letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, are used to mark the several days of the week, and they are...

Page 222 - 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 116 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 140 - How does it appear, that in multiplying both terms of the fraction by the same number the value of the fraction is not altered ? 24.

Page 193 - This may be done, provided the terms be so placed, that the product of the extremes shall be equal to that of the means. 4. If 3 men perform a certain piece of work in 10 days, how long will it take 6 men to do the same ? The number of days in which 6 men will do the work being the term sought, the known terra of the same kind, viz.

Page 235 - Hence, to find the common difference, — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.

Page 84 - The denominations are pounds, ounces, pennyweights, and grains. TABLE. 24 grains (grs.) make 1 pennyweight, marked pwt. 20 pennyweights - - 1 ounce, ----- oz. 12 ounces - - - - 1 pound, ----- lb.