## Adam's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied... |

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acres amount annexed annuity answer apples Arithmetic arithmetical series avoirdupois bushels called ciphers compound interest compound numbers contained cord feet cows cube root cubic currency decimal fractions denominator diameter divided dividend division divisor dollars equal EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE factors farthings federal money foot gain gallons given number greatest common divisor Hence hogshead horse hundred hundredths improper fraction inches least common multiple length less number measure miles mills minuend minutes mixed number months multi multiplicand multiply Note number of terms OPERATION oranges ounce paid payment pence pints pounds present worth principal proportion pupil quantity quarts quotient quotient figure rate per cent ratio receive Reduce remainder right hand figure rule shillings side simple numbers sold solid feet square root subtraction tens thousandths units vulgar fractions weight whole number write yards of cloth

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Page 81 - The first seven letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, are used to...

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Page 219 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 114 - Multiply together the numerators for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.

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Page 103 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole, or mixed number. Example. — Reduce 'T'J to a whole, or mixed number. Rule. — Divide the numerator by the denominator...

Page 107 - Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain.

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