A New Complete Arithmetic: Uniting Oral and Written Exercises

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Van Antwerp, Bragg & Company, 1883 - Arithmetic - 360 pages

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Page 22 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 96 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 230 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due. If the payment exceeds the interest, the surplus goes towards discharging the principal, and the subsequent interest is to be computed on the balance of principal remaining due. If the payment be less than the interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal; but interest continues on the former principal until the...
Page 42 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor...
Page 264 - RULE. — Multiply each debt by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the debts. The quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 242 - Or, make the given interest the numerator, and the interest of the principal for 1 year at the given rate the...
Page 157 - PERIPHERY of a circle is its entire bounding line ; or it is a curved line, all points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 99 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
Page 62 - Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference over the common denominator.
Page 49 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f , -J.

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