Elementary Arithmetic for Canadian Schools

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A. Miller, 1879 - Arithmetic - 192 pages
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Page 119 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.
Page 164 - What is the side of a square whose area is equal to that of a circle 452 feet in diameter ? Ans. ^(452)
Page 145 - Multiply each debt by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts. The quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 49 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November; February twenty-eight alone, All the rest have thirty-one; Except in Leap year, then is the time, When February has twenty-nine.
Page 76 - 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 numerator; under this sum write the denominator.
Page 57 - ... given number of times. RULE. " Place the multiplier under the lowest denomination of the multiplicand ; multiply the number of the lowest denomination by the multiplier, and find the number of units of the next denomination...
Page 138 - ... and the remainder when they have fallen to 85; he then invests the produce in 4^ per cents, at 102.
Page 138 - The contract commonly called life assurance, when properly considered, is a mere contract to pay a certain sum of money on the death of a person, in consideration of the due payment of a certain annuity for his life, — the amount of the annuity being calculated, in the first instance, according to the probable duration of the life ; and, when once fixed, it is constant and invariable.
Page 23 - ... bracket : thus 2 + 3 or (2 + 3) or {2 + 3}, each signify, that whatsoever is outside the vinculum or bracket which affects 2 in any way, must also affect 3 in the same way, and conversely. The sign .'. signifies 'therefore.' SIMPLE ADDITION. 13. RULE. Write down the given numbers under each other, so that units may come under units, tens under tens, hundreds under hundreds, and so on ; then draw a straight line under the lowest line. Find the sum of the column of units ; if it be under ten, write...
Page 84 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.

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