# The Common School Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis, Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction in the Elements of Written Arithmetic

Taggard and Thompson, 1866 - Arithmetic - 312 pages
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### Contents

 Definitions 7 Definitions 10 English Numeration Table 13 Addition 17 Multiplication 30 Division 42 Definitions 59 Cloth Measure 66
 General Principles of Fractions 92 To Reduce a Fraction of a Higher 111 Complex Fractions made Simple 107 Subtraction of Fractions 119 UNITED STATES MONEY 144 COMPOUND NUMBERS 158 Partial Payments 193 Problems in Interest 203 Discount 209 Ratio 254

 Circulating Decimals 71 GENERAL PRINCIPLES 80
 Compound Proportion 263 Involution 274

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Page 39 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 281 - 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 73 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 74 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 292 - RULE. Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms less one, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 134 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off as many figures for decimals in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor.
Page 72 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 24 - ROLE. 1. Write the less number under the greater, units, under units, tens under tens, etc., and draw a line beneath. 2. Beginning at the right hand, take each figure of the subtrahend from the figure above it, and set the remainder under the line.
Page 67 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 126 - The denominator of a decimal fraction is not usually expressed, since it can be easily determined, it being 1 with as many ciphers annexed as there are figures in the given decimal. 158. A decimal fraction is distinguished from a whole number by a period, called the decimal point...