## The Elements of Written Arithmetic, Combining Analysis and Synthesis: Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction for BeginnersThompson, Bigelow & Brown, 1870 - 188 pages |

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Page 95 - 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 100 - The GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without remainder ; thus, 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 30.

Page 133 - Point off as many decimal places in the quotient as there are ciphers annexed to the numerator.

Page 101 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...

Page 75 - ENGLISH MONEY is the Currency of Great Britain. TABLE. 4 Farthings (far. or qr.) make 1 Penny, marked d. 12 Pence " 1 Shilling, " s. 20 Shillings " 1 Pound,

Page 80 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or § . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.

Page 106 - 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 11 - ... that is, ten units make one ten, ten tens make one hundred, ten hundreds make one thousand, and so on.

Page 50 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 65 - To divide by 10, 100, &c., we simply cut off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.