New Rudiments of Arithmetic: Combining Mental and Slate Exercises for Intermediate Departments

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Clark & Maynard, 1872 - Arithmetic - 224 pages

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Page 168 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...
Page 71 - Then multiply the divisor by this figure and subtract the product from the figures divided; to the right of the remainder bring down the next figure of the dividend and divide this number as before.
Page 83 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Page 174 - Div iile the given denomination by the number required to make one of the next higher. Proceed in this manner with the successive denominations, till the one required is reached. The last quotient, with the several remainders annexed, will be the answer. NOTE. — The remainders are the same denomination as the respective dividends from which they arise.
Page 161 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES
Page 141 - To divide one fraction by another, reduce them both to a common denominator, and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 99 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the given numerator.
Page 74 - Divide the remaining part of the dividend by the remaining part of the divisor. III. Prefix the remainder to the part of the dividend cut off, and the result will be the true remainder.
Page 97 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole, or mixed number. Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quotient will be the whole, or mixed number required.
Page 162 - Weight This is used to. some extent in filling prescriptions. The grain, ounce, and pound are the same as in troy weight, but the ounce is divided differently. 20 grains (gr.) = 1 scruple . . . sc. or 3 3 scruples = 1 dram . . . dr. or 3 8 drams = 1 ounce . . . oz. or 5 12 ounces = 1 pound . . . Ib. or ft Apothecaries...

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