## A treatise on arithmetic. [With] Key, Volume 1 |

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Page 54 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes = 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...

Page 316 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another.

Page 42 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, $, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.

Page 135 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, Divide the numerator by the denominator. The quotient will be the whole number, and the remainder, if there be any...

Page 14 - This is no denial of the mathematical proposition that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts...

Page 136 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the given numerator.

Page 319 - To find the area of a triangle. Multiply the base by the perpendicular height, and...

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