Arithmetic: Designed for Academies and Schools, Uniting the Inductive Reasoning of the French with the Practical Methods of the English System, with Full Illustrations of the Method of Cancellation
A.S. Barnes, 1848 - Arithmetic - 360 pages
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Page 167 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number, Divide the numerator by the denominator.
Page 117 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal...
Page 25 - February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, and December 31.
Page 302 - THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden James Wilson, his heirs, executors, or administrators, shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, unto the above named John Pickens, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the just and full sum of Here insert the condition.
Page 293 - Multiply each payment by the time before it becomes due, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the pay mentis : the quotient will be the mean time.
Page 214 - When a decimal number is to be divided by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor, and if there be not figures enough in the number, prefix ciphers.
Page 214 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 30 - The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less. When placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from the one on the left. Thus, 6 — 4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from 6.
Page 115 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr . ) 24...
Page 211 - Now, to express the 6 thousandths decimally, we have to prefix two ciphers to the '6, and this makes as many decimal places in the product as there are in both multiplicand and multiplier.