# The Principles of Arithmetic ...

Wilson, Hinkle & Company, 1856
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### Contents

 SIMPLE NUMBERS 11 Division 35 General Principles of Multiplication and Division 47 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 55 Cancellation 71 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 97 CIRCULATING DECIMALS 120 COMPOUND NUMBERS 128
 INTEREST 242 126 249 BANKING 256 Rules for Partial Payments 266 ACCOUNTS CURRENT 282 STORAGE ACCOUNTS 288 COMPOUND INTEREST 295 To find the value of a LifeEstate or Widows dower 311

 ALIQUOT PARTS 181 RATIO 187 120 201 PERCENTAGE 202 APPLICATIONS OF PERCENTAGE 212 ANNUITIES 232
 Partnership 317 Rate Bills for Schools 324 INVOLUTION 330 SERIES 344 DUODECIMALS 350 Masons and Bricklayers Work 357

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Page 142 - COUNTING. 12 units or things make 1 dozen. 12 dozen " 1 gross. 12 gross " 1 great gross. 20 units
Page 191 - The first and last terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the two middle terms are called the means.
Page 68 - ... any number divided by 9 will leave the same remainder as the sum of its digits divided by 9.
Page 254 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment ; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total If there be after payments made, compute the interest on the balance due to the next payment, and then deduct the payment as above ; and, in like manner, from one payment to another, till all the payments are absorbed; provided the time between one payment and another be one year or more.
Page 26 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another number.
Page 41 - Subtract this product from the figures above it; to the remainder, bring down the next figure of the dividend, and divide as before, until all the figures of the dividend are brought down.
Page 60 - 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.
Page 64 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...
Page 25 - How far is it from A to B, from B to C, and from C to D?
Page 56 - A Prime Factor of a number is a prime number that will exactly Divide it; thus, the prime factors of 21 are the prime numbers 1, 3, and 7.