## 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 |

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acres bank bought bushels bushels of wheat cents a pound ciphers column common denominator common fraction compound interest compound numbers containing cost cube cubic decimal difference discount Divide dividend dollars draft dry measure equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE factors figure following Rule gain gallons Give explanation given number grains greatest common divisor Hence the following Hence the Rule hogshead hundred improper fraction inches interest least common multiple longitude measure merchant miles minuend mixed number months Multiply operation paid payment principal proper fraction purchase quotient rate per cent ratio received Reduce remainder Repeat the table required term rods root sell share simple numbers sold square subtract subtrahend tens term of credit third thousand Troy weight units weight whole number wide worth write

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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.