What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
acres added addition amount answer apples barrels bought bushels called cents ciphers cloth common consequently contained contents continue cost cube cubic currency decimal denominator diameter difference divided dividend division divisor dollars equal evident EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE expressed factors farthings federal money feet figure five foot four fraction gain gallons give given greater half Hence horse hundred inches interest length less manner measure miles mills minutes mixed months multiply Note OPERATION oranges paid payment pence piece pounds present worth principal proportion pupil quantity quarts question quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder right hand rods root rule share shillings side simple sold solid square subtraction TABLE taken tens third thousand units weight whole number wide write yards
Page 102 - Divide the denominator by the whole number, when it can be done without a remainder ; otherwise, multiply the numerator by it, and under the product write the denominator, which may then be reduced to a whole or mixed number.
Page 102 - Multiply together the numerators for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.
Page 232 - A man was hired 50 days on these conditions. — that, for every day he worked, he should receive $ '75, and, for every day he was idle, he should forfeit $ '25 ; at the expiration of the time, he received $ 27'50 ; how many days did he work...
Page 92 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Page 205 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 209 - Hence, to find the common difference, — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 232 - B, by spending $ 30 per annum more than A, at the end of 8 years finds himself $40 in debt; what is their income, and what does each spend per annum ? Ans.
Page 129 - 03, the same as before. IT 73. The foregoing examples and remarks are sufficient to establish the following RULE. In the division of decimal fractions, divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off...