# An Intermediate Arithmetic: Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a Natural System of Instruction

Van Antwerp, Bragg & Company, 1876 - Arithmetic - 225 pages

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### Contents

 Greatest Common Divisor 80 Division of Fractions 96 Fractional Parts 110
 Discount 203 MENSURATION 209 177

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Page 109 - To divide a whole number by a fraction, — Multiply the dividend by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.
Page 74 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 83 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Page 58 - If 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions ; one at the rate of 3| miles in an hour, and the other 4£...
Page 90 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Page 118 - The denominator of a decimal fraction is 1 with as many ciphers annexed as the numerator has places.
Page 99 - Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference over the common denominator.
Page 199 - PRINCIPAL is the money lent, or the sum for which interest is paid. The AMOUNT is the sum of the principal and interest. The KATE PER CENT, is the sum paid for the use of \$100 or 100 cents for one year.
Page 91 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f...
Page 108 - Rules. 1. To divide a fraction by an integer : Divide the numerator or multiply the denominator by the integer.