## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of Numbers in Connection with Concise Analytic and Synthetic Methods of Solution, and Designed as a Complete Text-book on this Science for Common Schools and Academies |

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acres added amount ANALYSIS bank barrels bought bushels called capital cent ciphers cloth column common denominator common multiple compound contained cords cost currency decimal denominator difference discount Divide dividend division dollars equal exact divisor EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE expressed factors feet figure five flour four fourths fraction gain gallons Give explanation given numbers gold greater greatest common divisor hand Hence horses hundred inches interest invested land least common length less loss measure merchant miles mills mixed months Multiply NOTE obtain OPERATION paid payment period person pounds prime factors principal purchase quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder result rods RULE sell share simple sold square subtract tens third thousand tons units weight whole wide worth write yards

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Page 46 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 182 - X 5'" = 20"'". Hence the RULE. I. Write the several terms of the multiplier under the corresponding terms of the multiplicand. II. Multiply each term of the multiplicand by each term of the multiplier...

Page 153 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.

Page 300 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 254 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.

Page 149 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...

Page 342 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.

Page 329 - Statutes the tables in the schedule hereto annexed shall be recognized in the construction of contracts, and in all legal proceedings, as establishing, in terms of the weights and measures now in use in the United States, the equivalents of the weights and measures expressed therein in terms of the metric system...

Page 147 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord (cd...

Page 79 - To reduce fractions to the least common denominator. The Least Common Denominator of two or more fractions is the least denominator to which they can all be reduced, and it must be the least common multiple of the lowest denominators.