A Common School Arithmetic

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Ginn, 1895 - Arithmetic - 207 pages
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Page 46 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.
Page 72 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 80 - To reduce fractions to their lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other; that is, when both terms have no common divisor. 1. Reduce the fraction -|| to its lowest terms.
Page 38 - The least common multiple of two or more numbers, is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder.
Page 197 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 38 - The least common multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that is exactly divisible by each of them.
Page 125 - A laborer agreed to serve for 36 days on condition that for every day he worked he should receive $1.25, and for every day he was absent he should forfeit 50 cents.
Page 89 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 35 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.
Page 187 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a right-angled triangle is equivalent to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.

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