An Intermediate Arithmetic: Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a Natural System of Instruction

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Van Antwerp, Bragg & Company, 1876 - Arithmetic - 225 pages
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Page 109 - To divide a whole number by a fraction, — Multiply the dividend by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.
Page 74 - 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.
Page 83 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Page 58 - If 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions ; one at the rate of 3| miles in an hour, and the other 4...
Page 21 - I stands for one ; V for five ; X for ten ; L for fifty ; C for one hundred ; D for five hundred ; M for one thousand.
Page vi - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 90 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, — RULE : Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, and write the result over the denominator.
Page 85 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number which is a multiple of each of them; thus, 12 is the least common multiple of 2, 3, and 4.
Page 57 - If 7 men can do a piece of work in 9 days, how many men will it take to do the same work in one day?
Page 108 - RULES. — 1. To divide a fraction by an integer, Divide the numerator or multiply the denominator. 2. To divide a mixed number by an integer, Divide the integral part and then the fraction.

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