## A New System of Arithmetic, on an Improved Plan ...J.P. Jewett & Company, 1859 |

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acres added addition amount answer antecedent ball barrel base bought build bushels called cent ciphers circle circumference column common compound interest consequent contain cords cost cube currency decimal denominator diameter difference discount divided dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES expressed extremes factor feet figure foot four fraction gain gallons give given greater half Hence horse hundred illustrated inches interest length less loss mean measure miles months multiply Operation paid pence period perpendicular pound present worth principal proportion quantity question quotient ratio receive Reduce remainder rods RULE sell share shillings side simple sold solid square square root subtract Suppose TABLE tens third tion units weight whole number write yards

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Page 37 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.

Page 105 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 156 - Then multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term: the quotient will be the fourth term, or answer.

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Page 72 - Multiply the whole number by the numerator of the fraction, and divide the product by the denominator ; or divide the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and multiply the quotient by the numerator.

Page 63 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of...

Page 217 - Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due; then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the equated time, nearly.

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