## University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and General Rules for Their Application |

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acres altitude amount Analysis.—The annex Arithmetic barrels of flour base bill bought bushels called cash cask cents a pound ciphers common denominator common fraction composite number compound contain continued fraction cords cost Cube root cubic inches decimal places denote diameter difference discount Divide Divide Divide dividend division dollars equal Examples excess of 9's exchange expressed feet figures foot fractional unit gain gallons greatest common divisor hence hogsheads hundred improper fraction interest least common multiple length longitude measure merchant Metric system miles mixed numbers months multiplicand Multiply number of terms operation ounces paid payment premium prime factors purchase quotient ratio receive reckoned remainder repetend rods Rule.—Multiply sell share shillings sold specific gravity square root subtract sugar thousand Troy weight weight whole number worth write yards of cloth

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Page 417 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 177 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.

Page 15 - ... one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen fourteen fifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen twenty thirty forty fifty sixty seventy eighty ninety one hundred two hundred three hundred four hundred five hundred...

Page 109 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number which is a multiple of each of them; thus, 12 is the least common multiple of 2, 3, and 4.

Page 326 - 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.

Page 145 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 123 - If both terms of a fraction be multiplied by the same number, the value of the fraction will not be changed.

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Page 285 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.