An Intermediate Arithmetic: Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a Natural System of Instruction

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Wilson, Hinkle & Company, 1873 - Arithmetic - 221 pages

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Page 204 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, etc., Remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier.
Page 121 - Divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 204 - 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 80 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 90 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor...
Page 64 - If 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions ; one at the rate of 3| miles in an hour, and the other 4...
Page 105 - To reduce fractions to a common denominator, Divide the least common multiple of the denominators by the denominator of each fraction, and multiply both terms by the quotient.
Page 196 - The denominator of a decimal fraction is 1 with as many ciphers annexed as the numerator has places.
Page 109 - Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference over the common denominator.
Page 93 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number which is a multiple of each of them; thus, 12 is the least common multiple of 2, 3, and 4.

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