# Elements of Arithmetic, Part 1

F. Grant, 1845 - Arithmetic - 46 pages
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Page 15 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Page 13 - Multiply the integer of the quotient by the divisor, and to the product add the remainder, if any ; and the result will equal the dividend, if the work is right.
Page 13 - To divide by 10, 100, &c., is simply cutting off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Page 9 - ... for 4 from 6 is the same as 3 from 5. Therefore say, 1 to carry to 3 is 4, which from 6 leaves 2, &c. 24. Hence, when the lower figure is greater than the one above it, add 10 to the upper figure, and only 10 in any case, then take the difference, being particularly careful to carry 1 to the next lower figure. (25.) (26.) (27.) (28.) (29.) From 356 783 5237 14657 15782 Take 4 9 1 4 7 1018 3901 1 9 0 A.
Page 7 - MONEY 10 mills make 1 cent. 10 cents make 1 dime. 10 dimes make 1 dollar. 10 dollars make 1 eagle.
Page 16 - Hence, there are TWO ways to multiply a fraction by a whole number :— I. Divide the denominator by the whole number, (when it can be done without a remainder,) and over the quotient write the numerator. — Otherwise, II. Multiply the numerator by the whole number, and under the product write the denominator.
Page 10 - ... 5 times 1 are 5 5 times 2 are 10 5 times 3 are 15 5 times 4 are 20 5 times 5 are 25 5 times 6 are 30 5 times 7 are 35 5 times 8 are 40 5 times 9 are 45 5 times 10 are 50 5 times 11 are 55 5 times 12 are 60...