# The Essentials of Arithmetic, Oral and Written, Book 1

T.R. Shewell and Company, 1893
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### Contents

 Section 1 45 Section 2 55

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Page 19 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 154 - Multiplying or dividing both Dividend and Divisor by the same number, does not change the Quotient.
Page 95 - At 2 cents each, what will be received for 94,287 newspapers ? 3. In a school there are 12 classes, and an average of 50 pupils in a class. If every one in the school should make 500 straight marks on each side of his slate, how many would be made in all ? 4.
Page 102 - What is the common way of writing a number of dollars and cents? \$1, 3 dimes, 7 cents is written ~— Dimes are written in the first place at the right of the decimal point as tenths of a dollar, and cents in the second place as hundredths of a dollar.
Page 124 - If- inches, really fractions, or fractions only inform? A proper fraction is less in value than 1. The value of an improper fraction is 1 or more than 1.
Page 150 - JAofa\$ ^ of a mile 4. Write the fractions in Exercises 1 and 2, using denominators. 5. Write the fractions in Exercises 3 without denominators. 6. Compare the number of ciphers in the denominator with the number of figures at the right of the point. 7. Are decimal fractions generally written with or without denominators? How may we tell the denominator? The denominator of a decimal fraction is always 1, with as many ciphers as there are figures at the right of the point. 8. Why is our system of numbers...
Page 128 - Divide the less number by the remainder, the last divisor by the last remainder, and so on, till nothing remains. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor sought.