Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic, Part 1

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Page 11 - Read the figures from right to left: units, tens, hundreds, thousands, &c. as in the Numeration table. 2. To the value of...
Page 46 - To divide by 10, 100, &c., we simply cut off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor.
Page 32 - The sign, + , which is read plus, indicates that the numbers between which it is placed are to be added ; thus, 6 + 4, means, that 4 is to be added to 6.
Page 9 - India paper would have to be requisitioned in order to contain the complete tale of its printed integers of units, tens, hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, millions, tens of millions, hundreds of millions, billions, the nucleus of the nebula...
Page 35 - ... 26.73 489.56 812.35 607.28 219.07 68.72 216.78 436.74 498.50 65.42 621.65 17.37 638.34 167.32 684.29 763.43 856.96 231.56 809.31 718.83 210.10 798.83 501.49 671.54 835.78 315.72 643.53 356.47 768.44 CHAPTER IV. SUBTRACTION. 58. SUBTRACTION means taking away. The sign (— ) is read minus, and' means that the number before which it is placed is to be subtracted. For example, 8 — 5 = 3 is read, 8 minus 5 equals 3 ; 17-8 = 9. 59. The number to be subtracted is called the subtrahend ; the number...
Page 49 - When there is a remainder in dividing by both factors, we multiply the last remainder by the first divisor, and add the first remainder to the product, as in Exs.
Page 29 - When the sum of a column does not exceed 9, write it under the column ; but if the sum of a column exceeds 9, write the units' figure under the column added, and carry the tens to the next column.
Page 47 - RULE. — Cut off the ciphers from the divisor, and the same number of figures from the right of the dividend. Then divide the remaining figures of the dividend by the remaining figures of the divisor. QUESTIONS. — Art. 57. How do you divide by 10?
Page 37 - MORE than one figure, multiply each figure of the multiplicand by each figure of the multiplier separately, and write the first figure of each partial product under the figure by which you are multiplying.
Page 46 - To divide by 1 with any number of ciphers annexed, RULE. Cut off, by a line, as many figures from the right hand of the dividend as there are ciphers in the divisor. The figures at the left of the line will be the quotient, and those at the right the remainder. EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE. 2. A manufacturer bought 42604 pounds of wool in 100...

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