## Practical Arithmetic, Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of Instruction ...: For Schools and Academies |

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Page 321 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...

Page 214 - What part of a year is 1 month ? 2 months ? 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 6 months ? 7 months? 8 months? 9 months? 10 months? 11 months ? 105.

Page 106 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; to the product add the given numerator. The sum placed over the given denominator, will form the improper fraction required.

Page 263 - ... any number divided by 9, will leave the same remainder, as the sum of its figures, or digits, divided by 9 : which may be thus demonstrated.

Page 230 - RULE. Divide the given interest by the interest of $1 for the given time, and the quotient will be the answer.

Page 73 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.

Page 135 - Weight is used in weighing groceries and all coarse articles ; as sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay, &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters " 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight

Page 109 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.

Page 93 - A common multiple of two or more numbers is a number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 12 is a common multiple of 3 and 4.

Page 315 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down.