## The Elements of Written Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis ; Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction for Beginners |

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acres amount annex apples Ascending Avoirdupois barrels of flour bought breadth bushels bushels of wheat called ciphers column common fraction composite number compound number containing cords of wood cost cubic feet cubic inches decimal fraction Decimeter Descending dividend and divisor divides the quotient divisor and dividend dollars Dry Measure equal equivalent fractions example Explain Ex Find the interest following RULE gain gallons give given number grains greatest common divisor hectoliters Hence higher denominations improper fraction least common multiple less number lower denominations lowest terms MEASURE meters Metric System miles minuend mixed number months multiplicand NOTE OPERATION ounces paid partial product principle PROOF quarts Reduce Scale shillings significant figures sold solved square feet subtract subtrahend TABLE thousand tons Troy Weight true remainder units whole number write written yards of cloth

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Page 95 - 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 100 - The GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without remainder ; thus, 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 30.

Page 65 - Cut off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers at the right of the...

Page 45 - RULE. Annex as many ciphers to the multiplicand as there are ciphers in the multiplier, and the number so formed will be the product.

Page 101 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...

Page 78 - TROY WEIGHT is used in weighing gold, silver, and precious stones. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Pennyweight, dwt.

Page 11 - ... that is, ten units make one ten, ten tens make one hundred, ten hundreds make one thousand, and so on.

Page 50 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 59 - Multiply the divisor by the quotient figure, and write the product under that part of the dividend taken. 4- Subtract the product from the figures over it, and to the remainder annex the next figure of the dividend for a new partial dividend. ' 5. Divide, and proceed as before, until the whole dividend has been divided. 6. Write the decimal point at the right of the quotient figure obtained from the partial dividend that contains the unite' figure of the given dividend.

Page 132 - If there are more decimal places in the divisor than in the dividend, the number may be made equal by annexing one or more ciphers to the dividend.