## A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for Common Schools and AcademiesJenks, Hickling, & Swan, 1853 - Arithmetic |

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Page 14 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

Page 112 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 81 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

Page 108 - If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal; and interest is to be Computed on the balance, as aforesaid.

Page 129 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.

Page 95 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...

Page 175 - Addition is the process of finding the sum of two or more numbers.

Page 50 - Divide in succession the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common measure.

Page 56 - To reduce an improper fraction to its equivalent whole or mixed number. RULE. Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quo<tient will be the whole or mixed number required.

Page 121 - Multiply the given number into itself, till it is taken as a factor, as many times as there are units in the index of the power to which the number is to be raised.