# The Rudiments of Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises for Beginners

Sargent, Wilson & Hinkle, 1866 - Arithmetic - 192 pages
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### Contents

 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 7 ADDITION 19 SUBTRACTION 31 MULTIPLICATION 40 DIVISION 50 COMPOUND NUMBERS 68 19 109 78 119
 82 126 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 129 FRACTIONS 137 92 141 98 147 100 158 106 167 THE METRICAL SYSTEM OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 171

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Page 159 - Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand in the quotient point off as many figures for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 128 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 30 is the least common multiple of 10 and 15.
Page 118 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 106 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units
Page 104 - 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 154 - 6 27 685 The denominator to a decimal fraction, although not ex-f pressed, is always understood, and is 1 with as many ciphers annexed as there are places in the numerator.
Page 157 - RULE. Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in both factors.
Page 95 - Measure 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq.
Page 40 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 55 - When there is a remainder after dividing the last figure of the dividend, write it with the divisor underneath, with a line between them, at the right of the quotient.