# Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools, Uniting the Inductive Reasoning of the French with the Practical Methods of the English System, with Full Illustrations of the Method of Cancellation

A.S. Barnes, 1847 - Arithmetic - 360 pages
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Page 115 - 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 40 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.
Page 25 - February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, and December 31.
Page 167 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, Divide the numerator by the denominator.
Page 101 - Weight is used in weighing groceries ana all coarse articles ; as, sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay; &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters, or 100 Ibs. " 1 hundred weight, " cwt. 20 hundred weight " 1 ton,
Page 116 - February, so that this month has 29 days in the Leap year. Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February, twenty-eight alone.
Page 115 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr . ) 24...
Page 293 - Multiply each payment by the time before it becomes due, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments : the quotient will be the mean time.
Page 117 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...
Page 214 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.