New Practical Arithmetic: In which the Science and Its Applications are Simplified by Induction and Analysis. Prepared to Accompany the Mathematical Series of Benjamin Greenleaf, A.M. By the Editor of "New Elementary Algebra", "New Higher Algebra", Etc., in the Series

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R.S. Davis & Company, 1880 - Arithmetic
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Page 63 - Cents or mills may be reduced directly to dollars by placing the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor (Art.
Page 83 - 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 146 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 349 - If 20 men can perform a piece of work in 12 days, how many men will accomplish three times as much in one-fifth of the time ? Ans.
Page 49 - When the divisor is 10, 100, 1000, etc., the quotient may be obtained, at once, by removing the decimal point in the dividend, as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Page 310 - The areas of circles are to each other as the squares of their diameters.
Page 143 - Square Measure 144 square inches = 1 square foot 9 square feet = 1 square yard 30J square yards = 1 square rod 160 square rods = 1 acre 640 acres = 1 square mile...
Page 95 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 146 - A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center; as the figure ADB E.
Page 52 - If two men start from the same point and travel in opposite directions, the one...

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