The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods Forming a Complete Course of Higher Arithmetic

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Robert S. Davis & Company, 1858 - Arithmetic - 444 pages
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Page 320 - B. $380, to be paid as follows: $100 in 6 months, $120 in 7 months, and $160 in 10 months. What is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.
Page 44 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 44 - ... is divided. When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the excess is called a remainder, and may be regarded as a fourth term in the division.
Page 100 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 320 - B $ 600, of which $ 200 is to be paid at the present time, 200 in 4 months, and 200 in 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.
Page 158 - RULE. 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.
Page 427 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line called a circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.
Page 204 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 149 - The least common multiple 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 105 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; And all the rest have thirty-one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty-eight ; and this, in fine, One year in four hath twenty-nine.

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