Adam's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained and Synthetically Applied

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Phillips, Sampson,, 1848 - Arithmetic - 306 pages
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Page 232 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Page 142 - 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 141 - TABLE. 60 seconds (s.) make 1 minute, marked m. 60 minutes 1 hour, " h. 24 hours 1 day, " d. 7 days 1 week, " w 52 weeks 1 day 5 hours 48 min- ^ utes 48 seconds, or 365 days 5 > 1 year,
Page 76 - The denominator shows into how many parts a thing or unit is divided ; and The numerator shows how many of these parts are contained in the fraction. Thus, in the fraction f , the denominator, 8, shows that the unit or whole thing is divided into 8 equal parts, and the numerator, 3, shows that 3 of these parts are contained in the fraction. The numerator, 3, numbers the parts ; the denominator, 8, gives them their denomination or Questions.
Page 143 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") - make - 1 minute, - marked - ' 60 minutes ----- 1 degree, - - - - - 30 degrees ,----- 1 sign, ------ s. 12 signs, or 360 degrees, - 1 circle of the zodiac. Note. Every circle, whether great or small, is divisible into 360 equal parts, called degrees. 71. Reduce 9s. 13 25
Page 224 - Duties on imported goods are of two kinds, Specific and Ad Valorem. A Specific duty is a certain sum per ton, hundred weight, pound, hogshead, gallon, square yard, foot, &c., without regard to its value.
Page 50 - Thus, 4 (1 half) of an apple, f (2 thirds) of an orange, $• (4 sevenths) of a week, are fractions. NOTE 3. — A number composed of a whole number and a fraction, is called a Mixed Number...
Page 103 - How does it appear, that in multiplying both terms of the fraction by the same number the value of the fraction is not altered ? 24.
Page 167 - Every circle, whether great or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees. Let the accompanying diagram represent the great circle of the earth, called the equator, divided, as you here see.
Page 80 - Hence, To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number. EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE.

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