## The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Schools in the United States |

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**Common**Fraction denotes the division of the nume- rator by the**denominator**. ( 22 , 103 ) The fraction , for example , denotes that 1 is divided by 2 , but since 1 does not contain 2 , the quotient is less than 1 , and must therefore be ... Page 73

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**common denominator**, their numerators must be equal . Now if we multiply the terms of by 12 , the denominator of the other fraction , the product is , ( 30 , Ex . 6. ) and if we multiply the terms of 12 by 4 , the denominator of the ... Page 89

... denominator signified by the fraction . As there are no limits to the number of parts into which a thing , or whole ...

... denominator signified by the fraction . As there are no limits to the number of parts into which a thing , or whole ...

**common divisor**, or common measure , of two or more numbers , is a number which will divide each of them ... Page 98

... . - Multiply all the denominators together for the com- mon denominator , and each numerator by all the denominators except its own for the new numerators . EXAMPLES . 3. Reduce and to a

... . - Multiply all the denominators together for the com- mon denominator , and each numerator by all the denominators except its own for the new numerators . EXAMPLES . 3. Reduce and to a

**common denominator**. 98 239 , 240 VULGAR FRACTIONS . Page 99

... DENOMINATOR . ANALYSIS . 1. Reduce ,, § , and to their least common denomi- nator . The

... DENOMINATOR . ANALYSIS . 1. Reduce ,, § , and to their least common denomi- nator . The

**common denominator**found by the foregoing rule is a common multiple of the denominators of the given fractions , but not always the least common ...### Other editions - View all

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