# The Complete Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1874 - Arithmetic - 516 pages
"Furnish a text-book on the subject of arithmetic, complete not only as a treatise, but as a comprehensive manual for the class-room and therefore embodying every necessary form of illustration and exercise, both oral and written." -- Preface.

### Contents

 SYNOPSIS 12 MULTIPLICATION 35 SYNOPSIS 50 SYNOPSIS 76 COMMON DIVISORS 83 CANCELLATION 92 DEFINITIONS 98 ADDITION 109
 PROBLEMS IN INTEREST 304 SYNOPSIS 329 LIFE INSURANCE 344 SYNOPSIS 352 ARBITRATION OF EXCHANGE 362 DENOMINATE NUMBERS 384 INVOLUTION 419 PROGRESSIONS 439

 MULTIPLICATION 115 DIVISION 240 RECTANGULAR SOLIDS 249 CAPACITY OF BINS CISTERNS ETC 257 SYNOPSIS 264 PROFIT AND Loss 276 SYNOPSIS 292
 MENSURATION 454 318 461 PRISMS 467 240 475 MEASURES OF EXTENSION 476 362 481

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