The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods Forming a Complete Course of Higher Arithmetic

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Robert S. Davis & Company, 1858 - Arithmetic - 444 pages

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Page 160 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 36 - The Dividend is the number to be divided. The Divisor is the number by which we divide.
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...
Page 349 - Sixty days after sight of this, my first Bill of Exchange, (second and third of the same date and tenor unpaid,) pay to Langdon Shannon, or order, one hundred pounds sterling, value received, with or without further advice.

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