## A Treatise of Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of the Elementary Schools; Followed by the Principles for Measuring the Surface, and the Solidity of the Bodies |

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acres added amount annex base bill bought called carried cent ciphers circumference cloth column common consists contains cost cubic decimal denominator diameter difference discount Divide dividend division divisor equal expressed extremes farthings feet figure fourth fraction gain gallons give given given number grains greater guineas half hand higher hundred inches insured interest length less loss measure miles months multiplicand Multiply Note ounces paid period persons pieces pounds Proof proportion quantity quarters quotient received Reduce remainder rent right-hand root RULE selling shillings side sold solid square subtract sugar superficies tare third thousand tons troy tuns weeks weight whole write yards

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Page 10 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 5 - A COMMON MULTIPLE of two or more numbers is any number that contains each of them an exact number of times, and the least number that will do...

Page 27 - To divide by 10, 100, 1000, &c. Cut off- as many figures from the right hand of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.

Page 90 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number.

Page 27 - III. Multiply the divisor by this quotient figure, subtract the product from the partial dividend, and to the remainder annex the next figure of the dividend.

Page 90 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.

Page 10 - THE CIRCLE. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute. 60 Minutes = 1 Degree. 30 Degrees = 1 Sign. 90 Degrees = 1 Quadrant. 360 Degrees, or 12 Signs = 1 Circumference. Formerly the subdivisions were carried on by sixties ; thus, the second was divided into 60 thirds, the third into 60 fourths, &c.

Page 108 - Subtract the square of this figure from the left-hand period, and to the remainder annex the next period for a dividend.

Page 97 - Wherefore, to reduce shillings, pence and farthings to the decimal...

Page 90 - The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder. Thus 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 24.