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 [...]

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Ivison & Phinney, 1859 - 336 pages
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Page 48 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 167 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 43 - If two ciphers are annexed, each figure is removed two places toward the left, and the value of the number is increased one hundred fold; and every additional cipher increases the value tenfold.
Page 165 - Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches (cu. in.) =1 cubic foot (cu. ft.) 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard (cu. yd.) 128 cubic feet = 1 cord...
Page 73 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them.
Page 325 - Ang. 560. 9. A merchant bought a hogshead of rum for $28.35 ; how much water must be added to reduce the first cost to 35 cents per gallon ? Ans. 18 gal. 10. A and B traded with equal sums of money ; A gained a sum equal to -^ of his stock ; B lost $200, and then he had ^ as much as A ; how much was the original stock of each ? Ans.
Page 89 - 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. 1. Reduce the fraction | | to its lowest terms.
Page 150 - TABLE. 10 mills (m.) make 1 cent ct. 10 cents " 1 dime d. 10 dimes " 1 dollar $. 10 dollars
Page 195 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees...
Page 64 - DIVISION. 65 and 18 = the quotient, 6, multiplied by 3. Hence, Dividing the divisor by any number, multiplies the quotient by the same number.

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