The elements of arithmetic

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John Dozell, 1827 - Arithmetic - 40 pages

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Page 32 - Multiply each term into the multiplicand, beginning at the lowest, by the highest denomination in the multiplier, and write the result of each under its respective term ; observing to carry an unit for every 12, from each lower denomination to its next superior.
Page 26 - RULE.* 1. Place the numbers so that those of the same denomination may stand directly under each other.
Page 23 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 20 grains (gr) . 1 scruple (3) 3 scruples 1 dram (3) 8 drams 1 ounce ( 3 ) 12 ounces .... 1 pound (ft) ARITHMETIC. Apothecaries' weight is used in prescriptions. Drugs are bought and sold by avoirdupois weight. The grain, the ounce, and the pound apothecaries' weight are the same as the corresponding denominations of troy weight.
Page 25 - Thirty Days hath September, April, June and November ; February hath Twenty-eight alone, And all the rest have Thirty-one ; Except in Leap Year, — then's the time February's Days are Twenty-nine.
Page 32 - Do the same with the seconds in the multiplier, setting the result of each term two places to the right hand of those in the multiplicand, &c.
Page 36 - ... multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first; the...
Page 14 - TEACHETII to increase or repeat the greater of two numbers given, as often as there are units in the less, or multiplying number ; hence it performs the work of many additions in the most compendious manner. The number to be multiplied is called the multiplicand.
Page 29 - RULE. Write the multiplier under the lowest denomination of the multiplicand. Multiply...
Page 23 - Measure. 3 barleycorns 1 inch 12 inches 1 foot 3 feet 1 yard 6 feet 1 fathom 5J yards 1...
Page 26 - Measures. 1728 cubic inches make 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet - 1 cubic yard...

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