## Adam's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied... |

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Page 236 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.

Page 146 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 92 - The least common denominator of two or more fractions is the least common multiple of their denominators.

Page 272 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 278 - PROBLEM I. The first term, the last term, and the number of terms being given, to find the sum of all the terms.

Page 107 - How does it appear, that in multiplying both terms of the fraction by the same number the value of the fraction is not altered ? 24.

Page 84 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 60 - Multiply the last remainder by the first divisor, and to the product add the first remainder ; the sum will be the true remainder.

Page 145 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.

Page 147 - TABLE. 60 seconds (") - make - 1 minute, - marked - ' 60 minutes ----- 1 degree, - - - - - ° 30 degrees ,----- 1 sign, ------ s. 12 signs, or 360 degrees, - 1 circle of the zodiac. Note. Every circle, whether great or small, is divisible into 360 equal parts, called degrees. 71. Reduce 9s. 13° 25