| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1858 - 346 pages
...fraction has the same form as an unexecuted division, From what has been said, we conclude that, 1st. **A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit** 2d. The denominator shows into how many equal parti the unit is divided, and hence indicates the value... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1859 - 362 pages
...more of these parts is a fractional part of the whole number, and is called & fraction. Hence 1 lit. **A Fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit.** To write a fraction, two integers are required, one to express the number of parts into which the whole... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1860 - 190 pages
...paid 12 dollars for a saddle and bridle, which was 3 fourths of all the money he had left ; how inuch **money had he at first ? 34. A person, being asked...expressed by figures in the following manner, viz.** : — l, one half. f , two thirds. ^, one third. f , three fourths, |, one fourth. $, seven eighths.... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1861 - 388 pages
...fifths of the number of acres 'of cleared land ; how many acres of cleared land, and how many acres does **the farm contain ? 33. Mr. Smith gave 5 sevenths of...thirds. |, one third. f , three fourths, \, one fourth.** f , seven eighths. \ :, one fifth. -j%, nine tenths. -i, one sixth. {%, eleven twelfths. |, one seventh.... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1861 - 186 pages
...answered that if he were twice as old, 1 third of his age would be 20 years ; how old was bo ? . \ £ **43. A FRACTION is one or more of the equal parts of a unit. Fractions** arc expressed by figures in the following manner, viz. : — - l, one half. f , two thirds. !, one... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1863 - 188 pages
...for a saddle and bridle, which was 3 fourths of all the money he had left ; how much money had lie **at first ? 34. A person, being asked his age, answered...one or more of the equal parts of a unit. Fractions** arc expressed by figures in the following manner, viz. : — ^, one half. f , two thirds. |-, one third.... | |
| George Augustus Walton - Arithmetic - 1864 - 364 pages
...the ğecond 294, the third 567, and the fourth 651 ? or Dictation Exercises, see Key. FRACTIONS. 106. **A Fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit** ; thus, jf, read three fourths, shows that a unit has been divided into four equal parts, and that... | |
| George Augustus Walton - Arithmetic - 1864 - 376 pages
...ğecond 294, the third 567, and the fourth 651 ? fjjT For Dictation Exercises, see Key. FRACTIONS. IOC. **A Fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit** ; thus, f , read three fourths, shows that a unit has been divided into four equal parts, and that... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1866 - 202 pages
...he had for a horse ; he then paid 12 dollars for a saddle and bridle, which was 3 fourths of all tho **money he had left ; how much money had he at first'?...expressed by figures in the following manner, viz.** : — £, one half. f , two thirds. £, one third. f , three fourths, \, one fourth. •$, seven eighths.... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1863 - 192 pages
...answered that if he were twice as old, 1 third of his age would be 20 years ; how old was he ? J с **43. A FRACTION is one or more of the equal parts of...expressed by figures in the following manner, viz.** : — i, one half. f , two thirds. |, one thirJ. f, three fourths, £, one fourth. -|, seven eighths.... | |
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