| John Gough, W. Atkinson - Arithmetic - 1813 - 348 pages
...foregoing examples, yet the following method will be generally more convenient in practice. I. To Sfultipya **whole Number by a Fraction. Rule. Multiply the whole number by the numerator** of the fraction, and divide that product by the denominator. Application. ABE Let 4 be multiplied by... | |
| B. M. Tyler - Arithmetic - 1827 - 287 pages
...the difference between of a day and | of an hour? Ans. ff. DIVISION OF VULGAR FRACTIONS. To divide **a whole number by a fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the** denominator and divide the product by the numerator. 1. How many times can i be subtracted from 3?... | |
| Ira Wanzer - Arithmetic - 1831 - 396 pages
...— A mixed number, is composed of a whole number and a fraction ; as 4 1, Jfr, &c. ,, PROBLEM I. — **To multiply a whole number by a fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the numerator** of the fraction, and divide the product by the denominator ; and the quotient will be the required... | |
| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 168 pages
...whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and multiply the quotient by the numerator, — or **multiply the whole number by the numerator, and divide the product by the denominator.** QUESTIONS FOR PRACTICE. 2. What is the product of 4 multiplied by ^ ? — of 7 multiplied by £?—... | |
| Samuel Read Hall - Arithmetic - 1832 - 288 pages
...quotient by the numerator : 4 -j- 4 = 1 and 1X3 = 3. Hence, To multiply a whole number by a fraction, **multiply the whole number by the numerator, and divide the product by the denominator.** Or, divide the whole number by the denominator, and multiply the quotient by the numerator. EXAMPLES.... | |
| Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 168 pages
...whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and multiply the quotient by the numerator, — or **multiply the whole number by the numerator, and divide the product by the denominator.** QUESTIONS FOR PRACTICE2. What is the product of 4 multiplied by £ ? — of 7 multiplied by $?— of... | |
| Arithmetic - 1837 - 238 pages
...eat J of a bushel of oats in a day ; how long will 12 bushels last him? Ans. 36 days. 3. To divide **a whole number by a fraction. RULE : — Multiply the whole number by the** fraction inverted. EXAMPLE. OPERATION. Divide 72 by it inverted 72 4 288 Ans. Exercises for the Slate.... | |
| Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1839 - 288 pages
...RULE. Either divide the numerator, or multiply the denominator, by the whole number. CASE II. To divide **a whole number by a fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the** denominator, and divide the product by the numerator. CASE HI. To divide a fraction by a fraction.... | |
| Nathan Daboll - 1839
...9. At fe of a dollar per pound, what will 1 1 11». raisins come to ? Aim. $|. PROBLEM VI. To divide **a Whole Number by a Fraction, RULE. Multiply the whole number by the** denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator. EXAMPLES. 1. How many times is... | |
| Frederick Emerson - 1840
...in page 37. CASE I. To multiply a fraction by a whole number. RULE. Either multiply the numerator, **or divide the denominator by the whole number. CASE...by numerator, and denominator by denominator, for** anew fraction. When both factors are mixed numbers, it is generally more convenient to reduce them... | |
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