# Second Book in Arithmetic: Comprising Four Years of Oral and Written Work in the Elements of Numbers

Harper & Bros., 1882 - Arithmetic - 380 pages
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### Contents

 Ten hundreds 12 Notation and numeration 13 A Read 19 Ten tens 19 Measures 19 Reductions 19 One tenthousand is written 39 19040 105
 Profit and loss 246 141152 266 BLACKBOARD OUTLINES 269 COMPOUND NUMBERS 273 SUPPLEMENT 277 Methods of proof 277 Converse reductions 284 Compound numbers 293

 DECIMALS 111 Express by figures 113 FRACTIONS 153 of the kind expressed by the number 155 MEASUREMENTS 211 Rectangles triangles trapezoids 211 Business measurements 219 Measures of farm products 228 The five general cases 239
 Longitude and time 299 Interest 306 Business paper 314 153188 342 Forms of business papers 361 211236 366 Equation of payments 379 Copyright

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Page 259 - Multiply the complete divisor by the second figure of the root, subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for a new dividend.
Page 260 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 120 - Divide as in the division of integers, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor.
Page 155 - A FRACTION TO AN EQUIVALENT ONE HAVING A GIVEN DENOMINATOR, . — Divide the given denominator by the denominator of the fraction, and multiply both terms by the quotient.
Page 264 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.
Page 161 - Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference over the common denominator.
Page 86 - Divide the remaining part of the dividend by the remaining part of the divisor.
Page 209 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every part of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.
Page 266 - Find the amount of the principal to the time when the payment, or the sum of the payments, equals or exceeds the interest due.
Page 234 - Multiplying or dividing both Dividend and Divisor by the same number, does not change the Quotient.