# A Common School Arithmetic

Ginn, 1895 - Arithmetic - 207 pages
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### Contents

 CHAPTER PAGE I NOTATION AND NUMERATION 1 ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION 9 MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION 14 MULTIPLES AND MEASURES 34 DENOMINATE NUMBERS 40 REDUCTION 50 FRACTIONS 59 DECIMAL FRACTIONS OR DECIMALS 97
 RATIO AND PROPORTION 113 COMPOUND PROPORTION 130 PERCENTAGE 138 APPLICATIONS OF PERCENTAGE 164 INTEREST AND DISCOUNT 171 INVOLUTION AND EVOLUTION 182 APPENDIX 200 Copyright

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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.