## The Elements of Arithmetic: For Intermediate, Grammar, and Common Schools ... |

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Page 84 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 204 - RULE. — Multiply the length (in feet) by the width (in inches) and divide the product by 12 — the result will be the contents in square feet.

Page 133 - This gives a common denominator, because each denominator is the product of all the denominators of the several fractions. The value of any one of the fractions is not changed, because both numerator and denominator are multiplied by the same number (135).

Page 143 - Rule. — Multiply the numerators together for the numerator of the product, and the denominators together for the denominator of the product.

Page 47 - This sign— shows that the number after it is to be subtracted from the number before it; as, 6—4=2, meaning 4 from 6 leaves 2.

Page 263 - Compute the interest on the principal from the date of the note to the time of the first payment. If the payment equals or exceeds the interest, add tlte interest to the principal and subtract the payment.

Page 288 - Hence, the 15875 consists of two factors, one of which is the units' number of the root ; and the other factor is three times the square of the tens + three times the product of the tens by the units + the square of the units. The larger part of this second factor is three times the square of the tens.