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

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Ivison, Blakeman, & Company, 1883 - Arithmetic - 352 pages

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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.
Page 125 - To divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., it is necessary only to move the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.
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.
Page 306 - Meter is the base of the system, and is the one tenmillionth part of the distance on the earth's surface from the equator to either pole, or 39.37079 inches.
Page 81 - A proper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator.
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.
Page 209 - Subtract the given principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the compound interest.

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