## A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics: Containing. A system of theoretical and practical arithmetic. Rules for the mensuration of superfices and solids. Rules for solving a number of useful and interesting mathematical, philosophical, and chronological problems. A collection of interesting mathematical questions for exercise. Useful tables, &c. Designed for the use of schools, academies, and private learners. I.. II.. III.. IV.. V. |

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**Minuend**; the less number , the Subtrahend ; and their difference , or what is left after the subtraction is performed , is called the Re- mainder . Subtraction is either simple or compound . SIMPLE SUBTRACTION , Is taking a less whole ... Page 27

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**minuend**, it is by no means essential ; and it may be well for the student , in solving some of the following questions in Subtraction , to write the subtrahend above the**minuend**, and so perform the subtractions downwards , in order ... Page 28

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**minuend**. EXAMPLES . 1. Subtract 315 from 457 . Operation .**Minuend**, 457 Subtrahend , 315 - Explanation . I first write down the numbers as directed in the 1st article of the Rule . Then I subtract as follows : I begin with the right ... Page 93

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**minuend**, or greater quantity , in such a manner that those numbers which are of the same denomination may stand directly under each other , as in Compound Addition . 2. Beginning at the right hand , subtract successively , if possible ... Page 94

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**minuend**. EXAMPLES . Money . 1. From 5727. 15 s . 11 d . take 284 7. 8 s . 6d . L. S. d .**Minuend**, 572 .. 15 .. 11 Subtrahend , 284 .. 8 .. 6 Remainder , 288 .. 7 .. 5 Proof , 572 .. 15 .. 11 Here I first subtract the 6 pence from the ...### Other editions - View all

A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics (Classic Reprint) Ira Wanzer No preview available - 2017 |

A New and Easy Introduction to the Mathematics (Classic Reprint) Ira Wanzer No preview available - 2017 |

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Page 69 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 70 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds.

Page 234 - To reduce an improper fraction to its equivalent whole or mixed number. RULE. — Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole or mixed number sought.

Page 235 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.

Page 291 - IS the method of finding what quantity of e'ach of the ingredients, whose rates are given, will compose a mixture of a given rate; so that it is the reverse of alligation medial, and may be proved by it. CASE.

Page 356 - The power is applied to the circumference of the wheel, and the weight to the circumference of the axle.

Page 190 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add- it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid...

Page 283 - Take a series of as many terms, decreasing by 1, from the given number, out of which the election is to be made, and find the product of all the terms.

Page 272 - When four quantities are in arithmetical proportion, the sum of the extremes is equal to the sum of the two mean terms.

Page 241 - To reduce any given quantity to the fraction of any greater denomination of the same kind. RULE. — Reduce the given quantity to the lowest term mentioned for a.