## Fish's Arithmetic Number Two: Oral and Written, Upon the Inductive Method, Book 2 |

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**change**should she receive ? 13. A man having $ 20 , paid $ 7 for a hat , and $ 8 for a vest . How many dollars had he left ? 14. A boy had 9 cents , he earned 12 cents more , then gave 7 cents to his sister . How many cents had he left ... Page 33

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**change**does he receive ? 62. A gentleman possessing $ 47840 , at his death gave to each of his two sons $ 18755 , and the remainder to his daughter . How much did the daughter receive ? 63. Three persons bought a hotel valued at $ 42075 ... Page 39

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**change**should he receive for 50 cents ? 34. How much more than $ 35 will 5 barrels of flour cost , at $ 8 a barrel ? 35. George had 10 cents , and James had 5 times as many . How many had both ? 36. A man paid $ 4 a yard for 12 yards of ... Page 58

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**change**, so that both may be cents . 15. Find one of 8 equal parts of $ 48.56 . EXPLANATION . - When the divisor is an abstract number , the dividend and quotient are like numbers ( PRIN . II ) . Solve and prove , ( 16. ) ( 17. ) 8 ... Page 63

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**CHANGE**the quotient . Hence , A**change**in the DIVIDEND by multiplication or division produces a LIKE**change**in the quotient ; but such a**change**in the DIVISOR produces an OPPOSITE**change**in the quotient . CANCELLATION . 73. Cancellation ...### Other editions - View all

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Page 294 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 139 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...

Page 270 - If a letter is placed after one of greater value, its value is to be added to that of the greater. Thus, XI represents eleven, LX sixty, DC six hundred.

Page 258 - RULE. 1. Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, beginning at the units place.

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Page 275 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

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Page 74 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.

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