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D.C. Heath & Company, 1892 - Arithmetic - 128 pages

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Page 63 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f...
Page 45 - 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. The DIVIDEND is the number to be divided. The DIVISOR is the number by which to divide.
Page 45 - It shows that the number before it is to be divided by the number after it. The expression 6 -H 2 = 3 is read, 6 divided by 2 is equal to 3.
Page 90 - Place the divisor to the left of the dividend, and proceed as in division of whole numbers; in the quotient, point off as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary.
Page 22 - Subtraction is the process of finding the difference between two numbers ; the result is called the Difference or Remainder.
Page 7 - That is, ten units make one ten, ten tens make one hundred, ten hundreds make one thousand, and so on.
Page 66 - To Reduce an Improper Fraction to a Whole or a Mixed Number, Divide the numerator by the denominator. The quotient will be the whole...
Page 89 - Divide as in the division of integers, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor. NOTES. — 1. When the divisor contains more decimal...
Page 22 - The number to be lessened is called the Minuend. The number to be subtracted is called the Subtrahend. The result obtained is called the Difference, or Remainder.

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