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

Thompson, Brown & Company, 1868 - Arithmetic - 188 pages

### Contents

 Definitions 7 Definitions 10 Roman Notation 14 PAGE 21 DENOMINATE NUMBERS AND REDUCTION 74 Apothecaries Weight 80
 Time 94 UNITED STATES MONEY 136 COMPOUND NUMBERS 150 To find Interest on any sum for 160 To find Interest at other Rates than 166 To find Per Cent of Gain or Loss 172

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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.