Complete Arithmetic: pt. 1-, Volume 1

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World Book Company, 1909 - Arithmetic
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Page 87 - 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 26 - 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 19 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 90 - If the divisor contains decimal places, we may remove ike decimal point from, the divisor, provided we carry the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the right as there are decimal places in the divisor.
Page 62 - Multiply the numerators together for the numerator of the product, and the denominators together for the denominator of the product.
Page 12 - Subtraction is the process of finding the difference between two numbers ; the result is called the Difference or Remainder. The sign of subtraction is written thus, — , and is read minus.
Page 48 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change its value.
Page 49 - To reduce fractions to their lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other; that is, when both terms have no common divisor.
Page 86 - Rule. — Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right of the product point off as many decimal places as there are in both factors, prefixing ciphers when necessary.
Page 88 - RULE. — Divide as in whole numbers, and point off in the quotient as many places to the left for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.

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