## Text-book of Arithmetic: For the Use of Teachers : Including All the Exercises in the Pupils' Manual of Arithmetic |

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Page 4 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty 21: twenty-one 22: twenty-two...

Page 53 - When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend left is called the remainder, and it must be less than the divisor.

Page 164 - Measure) 4 gills = 1 pint 2 pints = 1 quart 2 quarts = 1 pottle 2 pottles = 1 gallon 4 quarts = 1 gallon 2 gallons = 1 peck 4 pecks = 1 bushel 8 bushels = 1 quarter...

Page 78 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f...

Page 164 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...

Page 167 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, etc.

Page 13 - Subtraction may be proved as in Arithmetic, by adding the remainder to the subtrahend. The sum should be equal to the minuend. (44.) The term subtraction, it will be perceived, is used in a more general sense in algebra than in arithmetic. In arithmetic, where all quantities are regarded as positive, a number is always diminished by subtraction. But in algebra, the difference between two quantities may be numerically greater...

Page 166 - It is determined, we find, as a certain fraction of the length of a pendulum vibrating seconds in the latitude of London.

Page 13 - Subtraction is the process of finding the difference between two numbers. The number to be lessened is called the Minuend. The number to be subtracted is called the Subtrahend.

Page 167 - Sidereal year of the earth, or that time which the Sun takes in moving through the Ecliptic from any fixed star to the same star again, is 365 da.