# A Written Arithmetic, for Common and Higher Schools: To which is Adapted a Complete System of Reviews, in the Form of Dictation Exercises

Brewer and Tileston, 1873 - Arithmetic - 348 pages
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### Contents

 Definitions 9 Fractional Notation 19 Definitions 56 General Principles 65 Multiplication of Fractions 71 To find the Whole from a Part 78 Questions for Review 89 Troy Weight 102
 Definitions and Reductions 172 Interest 178 153 185 175 203 Insurance 209 Average or Equation of Payments 215 Average of Accounts 221 Custom House Business 228

 Surveyors Measure 108 Definitions 120 General Review No 149
 Compound Partnership 249 Simple Partnership 258 APPENDIX 272

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Page 117 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 68 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 309 - The sum of all the terms. Any three of which being given, the other two may be found.
Page 114 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every part of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre ; as AEFGBD.
Page 36 - When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend left is called the remainder, and it must be less than the divisor.
Page 278 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...
Page 278 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 120 - Multiply the given decimal by that number which it takes of the next lower denomination to make one of this higher, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there...
Page 79 - What number taken from 3 times § of 22 will leave 100 ? 8. What number is that to which if f of itself be added, the number will be 48 ? 9.
Page 289 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line called a circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.