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

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**difference**between two like numbers . 1. The minuend is the number from which the other is taken . 2. The subtrahend is the number to be taken from the minuend . 3. The**difference**or remainder is the number found by sud- traction . 42 ... Page 26

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**difference**between each tw consecutive numbers ; thus , 1 , 2 , 3 , 2 , 4 , 5 , 2 , etc. 2. Next , give the**difference**between the sum of each tw consecutive numbers , and the number next on the right thus , 3 and 4 less 2 is 5 , 4 and ... Page 27

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**difference**between 9 and 4 abstractly is the same , whether it represents units , tens , hundreds , or thousands . 5. Give the**difference**of each of the following at sight : 50 and 20 . 650 and 400 . 3000 and 1000 . 70 and 30 . 500 and ... Page 28

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**difference**between 20 boxes and 12 boxes , which is 8 boxes . 8. If a man earns $ 12 a week and spends $ 7 for provisions , how many dollars has he left ? 9. From a piece of cloth containing 17 yards , 8 yards wers cut . How many yards ... Page 29

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**difference**between two like numbers . 1. Find the**difference**between 653 and 476 . EXPLANATION . - Write the less num- 33 5 14 13 ber under the greater , so that units of the Minuend , 6 5 same order stand in the same column ...### Other editions - View all

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acres altitude amount angles barrels of flour base bill bought bushels cents a pound circumference coal common containing cord cube root cubic foot debt decimal denominator diameter difference discount divided dividend divisor dollars draft dry measures equal exchange EXPLANATION.-Since expressed factors figure Find the area Find the cost Find the value flour FORMULA fraction frustum gain gallons given number Hence hundred hundredths improper fractions inches integers interest invested land length loss marked price measure merchant meters metric system miles minuend Multiply number of terms paid payable payment percentage premium principal profit quotient ratio remainder rods selling price share side slant height sold square square root subtract tens term of credit thick toises tons trapezium units volume wheat wide WRITTEN EXERCISES yards

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Page 270 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 266 - 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 302 - 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 254 - RULE. 1. Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, beginning at the units place.

Page 225 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 33 - Multiplication is the process of taking one of two numbers as many times as there are units in the other.

Page 205 - Subtract the given principal from the last amount, and the remainder will be the compound interest.

Page 232 - If the answer is to be greater, place the greater of the two remaining numbers for the second term, and the less...

Page 252 - Whence it follows, that the cube of a number composed of tens and units, is equal to the cube of the tens, plus three times the product of the square of the tens by the units, plus three times the product of the tens by the square of the units, plus the cube of the units. This being the case, the cube of the tens...

Page 297 - CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center; as the figure ADB E.