# Arithmetic for Schools

Macmillan and Company, 1854 - Arithmetic - 272 pages

### Contents

 Definitions Notation and Numeration 1 Subtraction 8 Division 15 Greatest Common Measure 24 Miscellaneous Questions and Examples 31 Addition of Vulgar Fractions 45 Division 64 Circulating Decimals 76
 Practice 156 48 158 50 170 Miscellaneous Questions and Examples 183 Rule of Three 192 58 207 Double Rule of Three 211 96 222

 Concrete Numbers Tables 85 Reduction 96 Compound Addition 103 Miscellaneous Examples 121 Decimal Coinage 125 Reduction of Fractions 137 31 141 34 151
 Simple Interest 225 Compound Interest 231 103 234 Stocks 237 Profit and Loss 244 Simple Fellowship 250 Square Root 256 Cube Root 264

### Popular passages

Page 2 - Prize Essay for 1877. 8vo. 8.r. 6V. SMITH— Works by the Rev. BARNARD SMITH, MA, Rector of Glaston, Rutland, late Fellow and Senior Bursar of St. Peter's College, Cambridge. ARITHMETIC AND ALGEBRA, in their Principles and Application ; with numerous systematically arranged Examples taken from the Cambridge Examination Papers, with especial reference to the Ordinary Examination for the BA Degree.
Page 34 - HERVEY.— The Genealogies of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, as contained in the Gospels of St. Matthew and St. Luke, reconciled with each other and with the Genealogy of the House of David, from Adam to the close of the Canon of the Old Testament, and shown to be in harmony with the true Chronology of the Times.
Page 26 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.
Page 24 - If the numerator and denominator of each fraction is multiplied (or divided) by the same number, the value of the fraction will not change.
Page 3 - LUND.— A Short and Easy Course of Algebra. Chiefly designed for the use of the Junior Classes in Schools, with a numerous collection of Original easy Exercises. By THOMAS LUND, BD late Fellow of St.
Page 41 - AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON THE LUNAR THEORY, with a Brief Sketch of the Problem up to the time of Newton. Second Edition, revised. Crown 8vo. cloth. 5*. 6d. Hemming. — AN ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON THE DIFFERENTIAL AND INTEGRAL CALCULUS, for the Use; of Colleges and Schools.
Page 3 - FROST.— The First Three Sections of Newton's Principia. With Notes and Problems in illustration of the subject. By PERCIVAL FROST, MA late Fellow of St.
Page 43 - Geometry. With a numerous collection of Easy Examples progressively arranged, especially designed for the use of Schools and Beginners. By G. HALE PUCKLE, MA, St. John's College, Cambridge; Principal of St. Mary's College, Windermere. Crown 8vo. cloth, 7*.
Page 47 - If the numerator and denominator of a fraction be both multiplied or both divided by the same number, the value of the fraction is not altered.
Page 37 - RAMSAY.— The Catechiser's Manual; or, the Church Catechism illustrated and explained, for the use of Clergymen, Schoolmasters, and Teachers. By ARTHUR RAMSAY, MA of Trinity College, Cambridge. 18mo. cloth, 3s.