## Practical Arithmetic, Embracing the Science of Numbers and the Art of Computation: For Schools and Academics |

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acres amount ANALYSIS ANALYSIS.-The annuity Arithmetic barrels of flour bill bushels cash centiares ciphers circle circulating decimal circumference column common denominator common fraction compound interest contain cost cube root currency decimal point decimeters denotes diameter discount Divide dividend division dollars Dry Measure equals the number exact divisor EXAMPLES farm farmer figure frustum gain gallons given gold greatest common divisor Hence horses hundreds improper fractions inches integer least common multiple length measure miles mills minuend mixed numbers months multiplicand Multiply myriameters NOTE.-The number expressed OPERATION oxen paid payment premium present worth prime factors principal quantity quotient rate per cent ratio receive Reduce remainder repetend rods Rule Rule.-Multiply sheep simple numbers sold solid stere subtract subtrahend tens trial divisor Troy Weight units weight width write yards

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Page 319 - 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 189 - ... 8 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole ? Ans.

Page 52 - Place the less number under the greater, so that units of the same order shall stand in the same column.

Page 259 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 318 - 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 221 - The Square Root of a number is one of its two equal factors.

Page 239 - Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.

Page 231 - Multiply the complete divisor by the second figure of the root and subtract the product from the dividend.

Page 18 - Write the subtrahend under the minuend, so that units of the same order shall stand in the same column.

Page 72 - 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.