## Murby's Excelsior Arithmetic, for All Schools and Colleges, Part 1 |

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Page 100 - Divide (he greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and the second divisor by the second remainder, and so on, until there is no remainder. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor.

Page 110 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 55 - A man was hired 50 days on these conditions. — that, for every day he worked, he should receive $ '75, and, for every day he was idle, he should forfeit $ '25 ; at the expiration of the time, he received $ 27'50 ; how many days did he work...

Page 25 - The number by which we divide, is called the divisor; the number to be divided, is called the dividend; the number of times the divisor is contained in the dividend, is called the quotient.

Page 25 - Division we have the product of two numbers and one of the numbers to find the other.

Page 60 - Add up the right-hand column, and reduce the sum to the next higher denomination. Set down the remainder, and carry the quotient.

Page 37 - Place the remainder under the column added, and carry the quotient to the next column.

Page 116 - A can complete a piece of work in 10 days, and B in 12 days...

Page 105 - Rule. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, add the numerator to the product and place the denominator under the result.

Page 41 - When the multiplier does not exceed 12. RULE. — Place the multiplier under the multiplicand.