An Intermediate Arithmetic ...: (Robinson's Shorter Course).

Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1874
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Contents

 FACTORS AND DIVISORS 3 A SCALE 10 DEFINITIONS 103 ADDITION 113 DEFINITIONS 148 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 172
 MEASURES OF VALUE 189 MEASURES OF CAPACITY 204 MEASURES OF TIME 211 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 218 Copyright

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Page 58 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 206 - Dry Measure 2 pints (pt.) =1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts = 1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu.) 2150.42 cu.
Page 138 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 86 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.
Page 280 - The Liter is the unit of capacity, both of Liquid and of Dry Measures, and is a vessel whose volume is equal to a cube whose edge is one-tenth of a meter, equal to 1.05673 qt. Liquid Measure, and .9081 qt. Dry Measure, TABLE. 10 Milliliters, ml.
Page 213 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 74 - I. Cut off the ciphers from the right of the divisor, and as many figures from the right of the dividend. II. Divide the remaining part of the dividend by the of the divisor.
Page 89 - Draw two verticals, and write the two numbers, one on each side, the greater number one line above the less. II. Divide the greater number by the less, writing the quotient between the verticals, the product under the dividend, and the remainder below, III. Divide the less number by the remainder, the last divisor by the last remainder, and so on, till nothing remainf.
Page 32 - Washington was born in 1732, and died in 1799 ; how old was he ? A.
Page 175 - To divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., it is necessary only to move the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.