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

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

### Contents

 NOTATION AND NUMERATION 9 Oral and Written Exercises 16 Roman Notation 22 Mental and Written Exercises 38 Mental and Written Exercises 49 Mental and Written Exercises 65 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 87 The Idea of a Fraction developedDefinition 94
 Liquid Measure 146 90 151 Square Measure 152 Wood Measure 158 94 159 Avoirdupois Weight 164 97 167 Miscellaneous Table 170

 Reduction of Integers and Mixed Numbers to Fractions 105 Fractional Parts of Integers 112 Multiplication of Integers by Fractions 121 Multiplication of Fractions by Integers 124 Notation and Definitions 128 988880 130 Bills 137 86 142
 105 173 107 180 Compound MultiplicationProblems 186 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 192 Reduction of Decimals 198 Division of Decimals 205 PAGE 233 149

### Popular passages

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.