New Practical Arithmetic: In which the Science and Its Applications are Simplified by Induction and Analysis

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Leach, Shewell and Company, 1894 - 360 pages
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Page 65 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
Page 230 - In every proportion the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 145 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30j square yards = 1 square rod (sq.
Page 85 - 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 147 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 64 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 146 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, is a cord.
Page 52 - If two men start from the same point and travel in opposite directions, the one...
Page 101 - Find the least common multiple of the denominators for the least common denominator, and multiply the terms of each fraction by such a number as will reduce it to an equivalent fraction with that denominator. All the fractions should be reduced to their smallest terms before * finding the least common multiple of their denominators.
Page 209 - RULE. Divide the given interest by the interest of the principal for the given time at 1 per cent.

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