An Intermediate Arithmetic ...: (Robinson's Shorter Course).
Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company, 1874
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acres added amount ANALYSIS barrels blocks bought bushels called cents cents a pound Change ciphers cloth common common denominator common multiple contained cord cost cubic decimal Define denominator difference divided dividend division divisor dollars equal example expressed factors feet figures Find five flour foot four fourths fraction gain gallons give given greater Hence hundred hundredths inches integer interest land least common less manner Measure method miles mills month Multiply Name OPERATION paid pieces pints pounds prime factors Principle quarts quotient receive Reduce remainder result rods Rule selling shillings sold square subtract TABLE tens tenths third thousand thousandths tons units weeks weight whole wide write WRITTEN EXERCISES yards
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.