# An Elementary Arithmetic on the Inductive Plan: Including Oral and Written Exercises

American Book Company, 1882 - Arithmetic - 205 pages
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### Contents

 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 9 Questions for Review 20 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 23 SUBTRACTION 37 MULTIPLICATION 51 DIVISION 68 FACTORING 86 FRACTIONS 92
 Reduction of Decimals 134 Division of Decimals 141 ACCOUNTS AND BILLS 151 PERCENTAGE 182 INTEREST 188 137 201 Copyright

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Page 156 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints — 1 quart (qt...
Page 88 - Cancel the common factors from both the dividend and divisor. II. Then divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.
Page 69 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 141 - 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 139 - 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 79 - Write the divisor at the left of the dividend with a curved line between them. Find how many times the...
Page 156 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) = 1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...
Page 134 - RULE. — Annex ciphers to the numerator and divide by the denominator. Point off as many decimal places in the quotient as there are ciphers annexed.
Page 138 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in both factors.
Page 140 - 03, the same as before. IT 73. The foregoing examples and remarks are sufficient to establish the following RULE. In the division of decimal fractions, divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many figures for decimals, as the decimal figures in the dividend exceed those in the divisor, and if there are not so many figures in the quotient, supply the deficiency by prefixing ciphers.