Rose's New Arithmetic: An Explanatory and Practical Arithmetic, Adapted to the Business and Commerce of the United States ...

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The author, 1835 - Arithmetic - 180 pages
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Page 121 - RULE. Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator: then reduce the new fraction to its lowest terms.
Page 111 - Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Page 115 - To reduce any given quantity to the fraction of any greater denomination of the same kind. RULE. — Reduce the given quantity to the lowest term mentioned for a.
Page 113 - Page 70, find the least common multiple of all the denominators of the given fractions, and it will be the common denominator required.
Page 43 - OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute 60 Minutes = 1 Hour 24 Hours = 1 Day 7 Days = 1 Week 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month...
Page 153 - Hence, when the extremes and number of terms are given, to find the common difference, — Divide the difference of the extremes by the number of terms, less 1, and the quotient will be the common difference.
Page 165 - Or for a certain number of years, or forever. When the debtor keeps the annuity in his own hands, beyond the time of payment, it is said to be in arrears. 'The sum of all the annuities for the time they have been forborne, together with the interest due on each, is called the amount.
Page 48 - Scale: 4 farthings (far.) = 1 penny (d.); 12 pence = 1 shilling (s.) ; 20 shillings — 1 pound (). 156.
Page 154 - There are five things in arithmetical progression, any three of which being given, the other two may be found : — 1st. The first term. 2d. The last term. 3d. The number of terms. 4th. The common difference. 5th. The sum of all the terms.
Page 112 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators for a new denominator; and they will form the fraction required.

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