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

Durrie & Peck, 1846 - Arithmetic - 336 pages

Contents

 Ditto 37 Illustration of the principle of borrowing 45 Exercises for the Slate 56 Illustration of carrying in Multiplication 62 24 68 Exercises for the Slate 74 Long Division 81 58 84 CANCELATION illustrated 89 RATIO 90 SECTION VI 96 Reduction of Fractions 104 Least common Denominator 110 Multiplication of Fractions 116 Division of Fractions 124
 Multiplication of Decimals 176 Reduction of Decimals 180 Reduction of Federal Money 187 Division of Federal Money 195 Applications of Square Root 200 Applications of Percentage 206 General method for computing Interest 216 Partial payments Rule adopted by the United States 223 Compound Interest 232 Bank Discount 238 269 247 DUTIES 252 273 253 Ex 6175 265 Ex 101106 284

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Page 283 - ... 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 178 - What part of a year is 1 month ? 2 months ? 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 6 months ? 7 months? 8 months? 9 months? 10 months? 11 months ? 105.
Page 92 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; to the product add the given numerator. The sum placed over the given denominator, will form the improper fraction required.
Page 227 - ... any number divided by 9, will leave the same remainder, as the sum of its figures, or digits, divided by 9 : which may be thus demonstrated.
Page 194 - RULE. Divide the given interest by the interest of \$1 for the given time, and the quotient will be the answer.
Page 59 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Page 119 - 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 95 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.
Page 79 - A common multiple of two or more numbers is a number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 12 is a common multiple of 3 and 4.
Page 277 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down.