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acres added amount answer Arithmetic balance barrels base bill bought bushels called cent Change ciphers column common compound contain cords cost cube cubic decimal denominator denoting diameter difference discount Divide dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES exchange expressed factors feet figure fourth fraction gain gallons give given grains half Hence hundred inches interest least common length less loss mean measure method miles mixed months multiplicand Multiply NOTE obtain OPERATION paid payment period pounds premium present prime principal proportion purchased quantity quotient rate per cent ratio received Reduce remainder result root RULE scale share shillings side simple sold square subtract TABLE taken tens term third thousand tons true units weight whole number wide worth write yards
Page 160 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 36 - When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the excess is called a remainder, and may be regarded as a fourth term in the division.
Page 268 - But if any payments be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation, for one year, add- it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid, and deduct that sum from the principal and interest, added as above...
Page 165 - Multiplying the numerator or dividing the denominator of a fraction by any number, multiplies the fraction by that number. (2) Dividing the numerator or multiplying the denominator of a fraction by any number divides the fraction by that number.
Page 200 - 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 10 - Arabic notation, so called from its having been made known through the Arabs, employs in expressing numbers ten characters or figures, viz. : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0. one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, cipher. The first nine are...
Page 374 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.
Page 94 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...