## An Elementary and Practical Arithmetic |

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acres added Allowing amount annexed barrels bought bushels called cents cloth common denominator compound containing cords corn cost cubic decimal decimal figures denominator denotes divided dividend Division divisor dollars equal example EXERCISES expressed factors farmer feet figures Find Find the Difference Find the sum flour follows fourth fraction gain gallons given number gives greater hand head higher hundred hundredths inches integer interest kind land length less loss miles millions mixed number months multiplied oats paid period person pieces polynomial pounds profit proportion purchased quantity quotient ratio received Reduce remainder root RULE sell share shillings silk sold square square root subtract tens tenths third thousand thousandths tons traveled units weight whole worth yards

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Page 5 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...

Page 34 - To divide an integer by any power of 10, cut off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are zeros at the right of the divisor.

Page 40 - Multiply the divisor by the quotient figure, and subtract the product from the figures of the dividend used, and to the remainder annex the next figure of the dividend. Find how many times the divisor is contained in the number thus formed; write the figure denoting it at the right hand of the former quotient figure.

Page 57 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 30 is the least common multiple of 10 and 15.

Page 64 - An improper fraction is one whose numerator is equal to, or greater than its denominator ; as, $, -f . A mixed number is a whole number and a fraction expressed together; as, 4f, 25-ht.

Page 52 - ... until the quotient is a prime number. The several divisors and the last quotient will be the prime factors required.

Page 124 - TABLE. 16 drams, (drs.) make • 1 ounce, - marked - oz. 16 ounces ----- 1 pound, ----- Ib. 28 pounds ----- 1 quarter, ----- qr. 4 quarters ----- 1 hundred weight, - - cwt. 20 hundred weight - - 1 ton, ------ T.

Page 101 - TABLE. 10 mills (m.) make 1 cent, ct. 10 cents " 1 dime, d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar, $. 10 dollars " 1 eagle, E .. UNIT EQDIYAI/ENTS.

Page 128 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November : February has twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have thirty-one : But leap-year coming once in four, February then has one day more.

Page 128 - Measure. 60 seconds (sec.) 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours 1 day (da.) 7 days 1 week (wk.) 365 days 1 common year (yr.) 366 days 1 leap year Years divisible by 4 and not by 100 are leap years.