## The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States. Compiled for the Use of SchoolsC. Norris & Company and sold at their bookstore; sold also by E. Little & Company, Newburyport, and by the principal booksellers in New England, 1812 - Arithmetic - 231 pages |

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The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States ... Oliver Welch No preview available - 2016 |

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### Popular passages

Page 123 - Separate the given number into periods of two figures each, beginning at the right hand: the period on the left will often contain but one figure.

Page 94 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 189 - RULE. — To the square of the bung diameter add the square of the head diameter ; multiply the sum by the length, and the product by .0014 for ale gallons, or by .0017 for wine gallons.

Page 82 - Place the numbers on the same line, and divide by the least number that will divide two or more of them without a remainder, and set down in a line below the quotients and the undivided numbers.

Page 62 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

Page 81 - 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 7 - Multiplication; and denotes that all the numbers, between which it is placed, are to be multiplied together. Thus 9X9 signifies that 9 is to be multiplied by 9, or 9X9X9 must be multiplied.

Page 167 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 96 - RULE. Multiply the principal by the rate per cent, and •that product by the number of years : the last product...

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