# The Science of Arithmetic: For High Schools, Normal Schools, Preparatory Departments to Colleges, and Academies

Sheldon & Company, 1876 - Arithmetic - 294 pages
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Page 99 - A number is divisible by 11 if the difference between the sum of the digits in the even places and the sum of the digits in the odd places is either 0 or a multiple of 11.
Page 169 - The principal is the sum for the use of which interest is paid.
Page 184 - Compute the interest on the principal from the date of the note to the time of the first payment. If the payment equals or exceeds the interest, add tlte interest to the principal and subtract the payment.
Page 33 - Addition is the process of finding the sum of two or more numbers.
Page 187 - Find the amount of each payment from the time it was made to the time of settlement. III. Subtract the sum of the amounts of the payments from the amount of the principal, and the remainder will be the sum due.
Page 109 - ... the continued product of the divisors and numbers in the last line will be the multiple sought.
Page 101 - 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 of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Page 135 - Divide \$5000 among 3 persons so that the first shall have twice as much as the second, and the second twice as much as the third.
Page 271 - Bricks are 8 inches long, 4 inches wide, and 2 inches thick. How many bricks will...