# The Elements of Written Arithmetic, Combining Analysis and Synthesis: Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction for Beginners

Thompson, Bigelow & Brown, 1870 - 188 pages

### Contents

 Notation and Numeration 7 Definitions 10 Roman Notation 14 Multiplication 35 Definitions 75 Cloth Measure 82 GENERAL PRINCIPLES 92 Definitions 98
 Mixed Numbers Reduced to 106 Practical Examples 116 UNITED STATES MONEY 136 COMPOUND NUMBERS 150 PERCENTAGE 160 144 170 115 186

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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.