## American Comprehensive Arithmetic |

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### Popular passages

Page 254 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 107 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are decimal places in the multiplicand and multiplier, supplying the deficiency, if any, by prefixing ciphers.

Page 224 - Courts have adopted the following, called the UNITED STATES RULE. Find the amount of the principal to the time of the first payment ; if the payment equals or exceeds the interest, subtract it from the amount, and regard the remainder as a new principal.

Page 90 - Multiply together the numerators for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.

Page 272 - Pythagoras' theorem states that the square of the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other two sides.

Page 273 - The area of a triangle is equal to one half 'the product of its base and altitude.

Page 8 - ... one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen fourteen fifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen twenty thirty forty fifty sixty seventy eighty ninety one hundred two hundred three hundred four hundred five hundred...

Page 69 - A number is divisible by 9, when the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.

Page 176 - M shown in the operation. 2. 5 compositors, in 16 days, of 14 hours each, can compose 20 sheets of 24 pages in each sheet, 50 lines in a page, and 40 letters in a line ; in...

Page 86 - Multiplying or dividing both numerator and denominator by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.