Complete Arithmetic: Theoretical and Practical

A.S. Barnes, 1877 - Arithmetic - 341 pages

Contents

 Formation of Numbers 7 Roman Notation 15 SUBTRACTION 28 Sign of Multiplication 38 DIVISION 48 FACTORING AND CANCELLING 65 58 77
 65 83 68 139 DEFINITIONS AND TABLES PAGE 141 EQUATION OF PAYMENTS 248 153 259 PROFIT AND LOSS 293 STOCKS AND BONDS 311

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Page 151 - 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 148 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet — 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30^ square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 145 - Time. 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24...
Page 277 - The square of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.
Page 37 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 146 - Measure 12 inches (in.) = 1 foot (ft.) 3 feet = 1 yard (yd.) 5\$ yards or 16\$ feet = 1 rod (rd.) 320 rods or 5280 feet = 1 mile (mi.) Square Measure 144 square inches (sq.
Page 143 - TABLE. 4 farthings (far. or qr.) make 1 penny d. 12 pence " 1 shilling, s. 20 shillings " 1 pound or sovereign . . £ or sov.
Page 126 - 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 130 - 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 280 - Add to the trial divisor the figure last found, multiply this complete divisor by the figure of the root found, subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for the next dividend.