Analysis of Written Arithmetic, Bk. 1: An Elementary Manual

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Scribner, 1862 - Arithmetic - 344 pages
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Page 117 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.
Page 222 - Weight is used by apothecaries and physicians in compounding dry medicines. TABLE. 20 Grains (gr.} = 1 Scruple, . . sc., or 3. 3 Scruples = 1 Dram, . . dr., or 3 . 8 Drams = 1 Ounce, . . oz., or . 12 Ounces = 1 Pound, . . Ib., or ft,.
Page 146 - NOTES. 1. If any remainder be equal to, or greater than the divisor, the quotient figure is too small, and must be increased. 2. If...
Page 255 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) =1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31^ gallons = 1 barrel (bbl.) 2 barrels = 1 hogshead (hhd...
Page 86 - ... for other expenses, how much will he have left at the end of the year ? Ans. 10 dollars.
Page 146 - Find, how many times the divisor is contained in the fewest left hand figures of the dividend that will contain it, and place the quotient at the right of the dividend.
Page 250 - TABLE. 1 728 cubic inches (cu. in.) make 1 cubic foot, marked cu. ft. 27 cubic feet " 1 cubic yard,
Page 270 - RULE. I. Write the numbers so that those of the same unit value will stand in the same column. II. Beginning at the right hand, add each denomination as in simple numbers, carrying to each succeeding denomination one for as many units as it takes of the denomination added, to make one of the next higher denomination.
Page 210 - Weight is used in weighing gold, silver, jewels, liquors, &c., and is generally adopted in philosophical experiments. 24 grains (gr.) make 1 pennyweight, marked pwt. 20 pennyweights " 1 ounce " oz. 12 ounces " 1 pound,
Page 120 - If there is a remainder after dividing the last figure of the dividend, it...

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