# The elements of arithmetic

Taylor & Walton, 1840 - Algebra - 162 pages

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### Contents

 Section 1 1 Section 2 72 Section 3 123
 Section 4 163 Section 5 166 Section 6 167

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Page 33 - the following rule for the multiplication of algebraic quantities: Multiply each term of the multiplicand by each term of the multiplier; when the two terms
Page 58 - Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction; and to the product add the numerator of the fraction, the sum
Page 105 - That is, the sum of the first and second is to the second, as the sum of the third and fourth is to the fourth.
Page 76 - by moving the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the
Page 169 - Had there been a gain, A would have gained 4 times as much as B, and C as much as A and B together. How much of the loss must each bear?
Page vii - When the principle has been thus discussed, let the rule be distinctly stated by the master or some of the more intelligent of the pupils, and let some very simple example be worked at length. The pupils may then be dismissed, to try the more complicated exercises with which the work will furnish them, or any others which may be proposed.
Page 43 - as many figures* from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers at the right of the divisor.
Page 19 - a number from the first, if you subtract the same number from the second. Conceive two baskets with pebbles in them, in the first of which are 100 pebbles more than in the second. If I put 50 more pebbles into each of them, there are still only
Page 23 - 1317 miles. How far is it from A to B, from B to c, and from c to D