North American Arithmetic: Part Second and Part Third, Part 2
Jenks & Palmer, 1846 - Arithmetic - 216 pages
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Page 139 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms. 1. Reduce f of 5 to a simple fraction.
Page 178 - RULE. — Multiply the length (in feet) by the width (in inches) and divide the product by 12 — the result will be the contents in square feet.
Page 125 - 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 given numerator.
Page 107 - of the lowest denomination together, and divide their sum by that number which is required of this denomination to make 1 of the next higher: write the remainder under the column added, and carry the quotient to the next column.
Page 81 - ... 31. Suppose 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions, one at the rate of 5 miles an hour and the other f as fast; — how far apart will they be in 1 1 hours ? 32.
Page 153 - 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 170 - Jinn ; make each product the numerator of a fraction, and the sum of the products a common denominator ; then multiply the whole gain or loss by each of these fractions, for each partner's share.
Page 115 - How many clergymen would this support, on a salary of 800 dollars per annum? 10. Five men and three boys found a sum of money, and divided it so that each man had 43 dollars and each boy 26 dollars. What sum did they find? 11. If a trader buy 558 barrels of flour at 5 dollars a barrel, and pay 14 dollars for storage, for how much must he sell the flour, to gain 160 dollars? 12. Suppose 5 bushels of wheat to make a barrel of flour, how many barrels of flour can be made from 12 bins of wheat, each...
Page 156 - ... 77112? 42. How many times is 4.2 contained in 194.334 ? 43. How many times is 30.02 contained in 94.657 ? 44. How many times is .44 contained in .1606? 45. What is the quotient of 42.65 divided by 36 ? 46. What is the quotient of .8 divided by 8 ? CHANGE <)F COMMON FRACTIONS TO DECIMALS.
Page 133 - RULE.* Multiply the principal by the rate per cent, and divide the product by 100: the quotient will be the interest for 1 year.