## A Common School Arithmetic |

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30 cents 75 bundles acres Algebra altitude amount apples Arithmetic barrels base bought breadth Brokerage circumference column common common fraction compound proportion cost 18 cents cube root cubic days will eat decimal places decimal point decimal units discount dividend division divisor dollars Dry Measure eat 45 bundles equal exactly divide EXPLANATION expressed factor feet figure fractional unit gain gallons Geometry higher denomination horses eat hundred hundredths hypotenuse improper fractions inches integer Least Common Multiple length longitude lowest terms merator merchant method miles million millionths minuend mixed numbers morocco multiplicand Multiply NOTE orders of units Percentage Phillips Exeter Academy prime measures principal PROBLEM pupil quarts quotient ratio reciprocal Reduce the following remainder rods School selling price similar fractions simple proportion slant height sold SOLUTION subtract subtrahend tens thousand thousandths WENTWORTH Whence worth write yards cost yards of cloth zeros

### Popular passages

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 195 - 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 123 - 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 185 - 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.