# The Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of Numbers, in Connection with Concise Analytic and Synthetic Methods of Solution,and Designed as a Complete Text-book on this Science : for Common Schools and Academies

Ivison & Phinney, 1859 - Arithmetic - 336 pages

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### Contents

 Definitions 7 Numeration Table 15 Subtraction 28 Multiplication 86 36 Contractions 42 Subtraction of Fractions 98 Multiplication of Fractions 104 Division of Fractious 110
 Long Measure 158 Surveyors Square Measure 164 Circular Measure 172 Addition of Compound Numbers 182 COMMON FRACTIONS 183 To find the Difference in Dates 188 Longitude and Time 195 Promiscuous Examples 202

 Subtraction of Decimals 126 When the Price is an Aliquot Part 132 To find the Cost of a Quantity 140 Promiscuous Examples 146 Seduction 150
 Brokerage 210 lusiness 224 RATIO AND PROPORTION 269 DECIMAL CURRENCY 288

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Page 48 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 167 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 43 - If two ciphers are annexed, each figure is removed two places toward the left, and the value of the number is increased one hundred fold; and every additional cipher increases the value tenfold.
Page 165 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord...
Page 73 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.
Page 325 - Ang. 560. 9. A merchant bought a hogshead of rum for \$28.35 ; how much water must be added to reduce the first cost to 35 cents per gallon ? Ans. 18 gal. 10. A and B traded with equal sums of money ; A gained a sum equal to -^ of his stock ; B lost \$200, and then he had ^ as much as A ; how much was the original stock of each ? Ans.
Page 89 - To reduce fractions to their lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other; that is, when both terms have no common divisor. 1. Reduce the fraction | | to its lowest terms.
Page 150 - TABLE. 10 mills (m.) make 1 cent ct. 10 cents " 1 dime d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar \$. 10 dollars
Page 195 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...
Page 64 - DIVISION. 65 and 18 = the quotient, 6, multiplied by 3. Hence, Dividing the divisor by any number, multiplies the quotient by the same number.