## Practical Arithmetic, by Induction and Analysis |

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Page 185 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.

Page 95 - TABLE. 2^ inches in. make 1 nail marked na. 4 nails - - - 1 quarter of a yard qr. 4 quarters - - - 1 yard - - yd. 3 quarters - - - 1 Ell Flemish - E. Fl. 5 quarters - - - 1 Ell English - EE 6 quarters - - - 1 Ell French - E. Fr.

Page 34 - It shows that the numbers between which it is placed, are to be multiplied together. Thus the expression 9x6, signifies that 9 and 6 are to be multiplied together, and is read, " 9 multiplied by 6," or, simply,

Page 127 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.

Page 292 - Hence, when the first term, the common difference, and the number of terms, are given, to find the last term...

Page 281 - ... and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained...

Page 12 - Invariably, ten units of any order make one unit of the next higher order.

Page 27 - Placed between two numbers, it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from that on the left. Thus...

Page 84 - How many times is 5 contained in 1 ? In 2 ? In 3 ? In 4? In 5? In 6? In 7? In 8? In 9? In 10? In 11 ? 5. How many times is 6 contained in 1 ? In 2 ? In 3 ? In 4?

Page 89 - Weight is used in weighing groceries and all coarse articles ; as sugar, tea, coffee, butter, cheese, flour, hay, &c., and all metals except gold and silver. 16 drams (dr.) make 1 ounce, marked oz. 16 ounces " 1 pound, " Ib. 25 pounds " 1 quarter, " qr. 4 quarters " 1 hundred weight, cwt. 20 hundred weight