## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of Instruction. Also, Illustrating the Principles of Cancelation. For Schools and Academies |

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Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ... James B 1808-1883 Thomson No preview available - 2015 |

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### Popular passages

Page 325 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...

Page v - Union, or such person as he may appoint, for the use of the states respectively, to the end that a uniform standard of weights and measures may be established throughout the United States.

Page 139 - Weight is used in weighing groceries and all coarse articles ; as sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay, &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters " 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight

Page 109 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole, or mixed number. Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole, or mixed number required.

Page 137 - Britain. 4 farthings (qr. or far.) make 1 penny, marked d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, " s. 20 shillings " 1 pound, or sovereign, £. 21 shillings ,

Page 147 - The number of days in each month may be easily remembered from the following lines: " Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; February twenty-eight alone, All the rest have thirty-one ; Except in Leap year, then is the time, When February has twenty-nine.

Page 267 - ... 15. Any number expressed by the decimal notation, divided by 9, will leave the same remainder as the sum of its figures or digits divided by 9.

Page 98 - A common multiple of two or more numbers is a number...

Page 259 - ... oath shall be administered by a Consul or Commercial Agent of the United States ; or by some public officer duly...

Page 308 - X 5'" = 20"'". Hence the RULE. I. Write the several terms of the multiplier under the corresponding terms of the multiplicand. II. Multiply...