## Arithmetic. [With] Key, Volume 11839 |

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Page 35 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.

Page 137 - Secondly, divide this common denominator by each of the given denominators separately, and multiply the quotients by the several numerators, the products will be the new numerators.

Page 8 - January 31, February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, December 31.

Page 196 - RULE.* Multiply the principal by the rate per cent, and divide the product by 100: the quotient will be the interest for 1 year.

Page 284 - ... then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first, the quotient will be the fourth term or answer, in the same denomination vj'ilh the third term.

Page 35 - 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 137 - Rule, page 155) find the least common multiple of all the denominators of the given fractions,, and it will be the common denominator required...

Page 132 - Multiply the second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first term; and the quotient will be the answer to the question, in the same denomination you left the second term in, which may be brought into any other denomination required.

Page 140 - A mixed number may be expressed as an improper fraction by multiplying the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product adding the numerator and writing the -sum over the denominator.

Page 188 - RULE. 1. Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, beginning at the units place.