# Conversations on arithmetic

Souter and Law, School Library, 131 Fleet Street, 1843 - Arithmetic - 446 pages
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### Contents

 INTRODUCTION 1 Notation and Numeration 15 Simple Addition 28 Simple Multiplication 42 Simple Division 55 Explanation of Characters and Terms 70 Division of Time c 106 Saxon Names of Days c 120
 Vulgar Fractions 294 Decimal Fractions 327 DuoDecimals 344 Evolution or Square Root 352 Cube Root 368 Simple Interest 375 Compound Interest 382 Single Fellowship 390

 The Origin of Money 141 Compound Addition 170 Compound Subtraction 184 Compound Division 207 Simple Proportion 234 Inverse Proportion 263 Practice 280
 Double Fellowship 396 Profit and Loss 402 Double Position 409 Arithmetical Progression 417 Geometrical Progression 426 APPENDIX 433

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Page 315 - 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 299 - 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 182 - A stranger yet to pain! I feel the gales that from ye blow A momentary bliss bestow, As waving fresh their gladsome wing My weary soul they...
Page 142 - So the Lord blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning : for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.
Page 91 - Weight. ?0 grains (gr.) make 1 scruple, 9 3 scruples, 1 dram, 3 8 drams, 1 ounce, 3 12 ounces, 1 pound, ft Apothecaries use this weight in compounding their medicines.
Page 143 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
Page 297 - Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains; the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the common measure, aud the quotients will make the fraction required. * To find the greatest common measure...
Page 143 - And all King Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the house of the forest of Lebanon were of pure gold; none were of silver, it was nothing accounted of in the days of Solomon.
Page 104 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, February has twenty-eight alone, All the rest have thirty-one; Excepting leap year, that's the time When February's days are twenty-nine.
Page 300 - Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole, or mixed number required.