The Progressive Practical Arithmetic, Containing the Theory of Numbers, in Connection with Concise Analytic and Synthetic Methods of Solution, and Designed as a Complete Text-book on this Science, for Common Schools and Academies [...]

Ivison & Phinney, 1859 - 336 pages
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Contents

 Reduction 7 SIMPLE NUMBERS 8 Addition 20 Subtraction 28 Multiplication 35 Contractions 42 86 64 Definitions c 86
 Surveyors Square Measure 164 Circular Measure 172 Multiplication of Compound Num 191 PERCENTAGE 205 269 223 Partial Payments or Indorsements 237 210 243 223 252

 Division of Decimal Currency 116 Addition of Decimals 124 Articles sold by the Ton 143 English Money 151 Long Measure 158
 227 261 Involution 303 Arithmetical Progression 318 Mensuration 332

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Page 73 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.
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