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

A.S. Barnes & Company, 1876 - Arithmetic - 466 pages

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### Contents

 Definitions 13 Formation and Nature of Numbers 24 Reduction 3034 30 Subtraction 4454 44 Multiplication 5488 54 Division 6887 68 Practice 8790 87 Applications in the Four Rules 94103 94
 Single Rule of Three 214220 214 double Rule of Three 221225 221 PAGR 230 Profit and Less 237241 237 Interest 245253 245 Partial Payments 25325G 253 Assessing Taxes 281284 281 Alligation 29i 295

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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.