## A Treatise on Arithmetic, Combining Analysis and Synthesis: Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction in Common Schools and Academies |

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Page 26 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.

Page 76 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 43 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...

Page 80 - Therefore, multiplying both terms of a fraction by the same number does not alter its value.

Page 210 - The square root of a number is one of its two equal factors.

Page 223 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.

Page 141 - RULE. Divide the given interest by the interest of the principal, for the given time, at 1 per cent., and the quotient will be the rate.

Page 51 - The least common multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that is exactly divisible by each of them.

Page 33 - To divide by 10, 100, &c., we simply cut off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.

Page 75 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number.