A New and Complete System of Arithmetick: Composed for the Use of the Citizens of the United States

Thomas & Andrews, 1809 - Arithmetic - 300 pages

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Page 60 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator; and they will form the fraction required.
Page 61 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own, for a new numerator : and all the denominators into each other continually for a common denominator; this written under the several new numerators will give the fractions required.
Page 73 - ADDITION OF DECIMALS. RULE. 1. Place the numbers, whether mixed or pure decimals, under each other, according to the value of their places.
Page 60 - Divide the numerator by the denominator. The quotient will be the whole number, and the remainder, if...
Page 75 - ... from the right hand of the quotient, point off so many places for decimals, as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 28 - ... down the remainder under the column added, and carry the quotient to the next superior denomination, continuing the same to the last, which add, as in simple addition.
Page 175 - Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, by putting a point over the unit figure, and every third figure beyond the place of units.
Page 161 - Tare is an allowance made to the buyer for the weight of the box, barrel, or bag, &c. which contains the goods bought, and is either at so much per box, &c., at so much per cwt., or at so much in the gross weight.
Page 59 - 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 175 - Find the greatest cube in the left hand period, and put its root in the quotient. 3. Subtract the cube thus found, from the said period, and to the remainder bring down the next period, and call this the dividend.