# The Rudiments of Written Arithmetic: Containing Slate and Black-board Exercises for Beginners, and Designed for Graded Schools

Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman & Company, 1866 - Arithmetic - 192 pages

### Contents

 Definitions 7 Laws and Rules for Notation and Numeration 16 Subtraction 29 Multiplication 39 Contractions 48 Division 54 Division of Decimals 66 Contractions 68
 DECIMALS 102 UNITED STATES MONEY 117 Addition of Decimals 120 Bills 128 Weights and Measures 139 Reduction Descending 146 Addition of Compound Numbers 159 PERCENTAGE 177

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Page 142 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.
Page 41 - The number thus added to itself, or the number to be multiplied, is called the multiplicand. The number which shows how many times the multiplicand is to be taken, or the number by which we multiply, is called the multiplier.
Page 114 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 63 - Multiply the divisor by this quotient figure, subtract the product from the partial dividend used, and to the remainder bring down the next figure of the dividend.
Page 130 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . \$. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 140 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 137 - SQUARE MEASURE 16 square rods (sq. rd.) = 1 square chain (sq. ch.). 10 square chains = 1 acre (A.). 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq. mi.). 36 square miles = 1 township (tp.).
Page 168 - Divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.
Page 139 - A pile of wood 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high, contains 1 cord; and a cord foot is 1 foot in length of such a pile.
Page 59 - If there be a remainder after dividing any figure, regard it as prefixed to the figure of the next lower order in the dividend, and divide as before. IV. Should any figure or part of the dividend be less than the divisor, write a cipher in the quotient, and prefix the number to the figure of the next lower order in the dividend, and divide as before. V.