A Course in Arithmetic for Teachers and Teacher-training Classes

Lyons and Carnahan, 1923 - Arithmetic - 376 pages

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Page 338 - This Company shall not be liable for a greater proportion of any loss than the amount hereby insured shall bear to the whole insurance covering the property against the peril involved, whether collectible or not.
Page 345 - ... for each person (other than husband or wife) dependent upon and receiving his chief support from the taxpayer if such dependent person is under eighteen years of age or is incapable of self-support because mentally or physically defective.
Page 103 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 127 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off in the product as many decimal places as there are in both factors.
Page 188 - ... measurement is never done directly or mechanically, but always by the measurement of lines, and generally by the use of the geometrical propositions, that all surfaces may be resolved into triangles, all triangles are equivalent to the halves of rectangles having the same base and altitude, and that the area of a rectangle may be found by multiplying the number of units in its length by that in its breadth. The reduction of all surfaces to subjection to these propositions requires sometimes so...
Page 326 - It is a strange anomaly that men should be careful to insure their houses, their ships, their merchandise, and yet neglect to insure their lives, surely the most important of all to their families, and more subject to loss.
Page 95 - Both terms of a fraction may be multiplied by the same number without changing the value of the fraction.
Page 68 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 85 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3• A number is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.
Page 251 - Recall that the area of a rectangle is equal to the product of the measure of its length and the measure of its width.