## A Written Arithmetic, for Common and Higher Schools: To which is Adapted a Complete System of Reviews, in the Form of Dictation Exercises |

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Page 264 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...

Page 64 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.

Page 244 - The first and fourth terms of a proportion are called the extremes, and the second and third terms, the means. Thus, in the foregoing proportion, 8 and 3 are the extremes and 4 and 6 are the means.

Page 113 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 302 - The sum of all the terms. Any three of which being given, the other two may be found.

Page 110 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every part of which is equally distant from : a point within called the centre ; as AEFGBD.

Page 9 - Arithmetic is the science of numbers, and the art of computing by them.

Page 34 - When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend left is called the remainder, and it must be less than the divisor.

Page 111 - If the right angle be considered as divided into 90 degrees, each degree into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60...

Page 143 - RULE. Multiply all the terms of the multiplicand by each term of the multiplier, observing that like signs give plus in the product, and unlike signs minus.