## The New American Arithmetic, Part 2E.H. Butler & Company, 1877 |

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12 cents 25 cents 50 cents ANALYSIS.-We change ANALYSIS.-We divide apples barrels of flour bought bushels bushels of wheat cents a pound cents apiece ciphers column common denominator common fractions contained COPPÉE'S cost cubic inches decimal fractions decimal places decimal point denominate number difference in longitude dimes dividend division dollars a barrel dollars and cents dozen drachms eagles earn EPES SARGENT equal Express farthings figures five-tenths following numbers given numbers grains greatest common divisor higher denominations hogshead hundred hundredths improper fractions least common multiple less number lowest denomination lowest terms Measure miles minuend minutes mixed number multiplicand Multiply Note ORAL EXERCISES order shall stand ounces pecks pence pints quotient Reduce remainder RULE shillings simple numbers sold square yards subtract subtrahend thousand thousandths tons Troy Weight units week weighs whole numbers worth WRITTEN EXERCISES

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Page 23 - To change dollars and cents to cents, or dollars, cents, and mills to mills, remove the decimal point and the sign, $. 5.

Page 61 - The least common multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that is exactly divisible by each of them.

Page 113 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are in both multiplicand and multiplier. DIVISION. Divide as in whole numbers, and point off...

Page 13 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.

Page 99 - RULE. Write the multiplier under the lowest denomination of the multiplicand ; multiply every number of the multiplicand by the multiplier, and bring the several products as they occur to ths next higher denomination ; write down the remainders, and carry the integers to the next product. EXAMPLES OP MONEY. 1. Multiply £191 17 8i £913 11 9;} by

Page 97 - If the number of any denomination in the subtrahend exceed that of the same denomination in the minuend, add to the number in the minuend as many units as make one of the next higher...

Page 34 - To reduce fractions to their lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms when its numerator and denominator are prime to each other; that is, when both terms have no common divisor.

Page 76 - Rule. — Multiply the number of the highest denomination given by the number required of the next lower denomination to make one of that higher, and to the product add the number, if any, of the lower denomination. Proceed in like manner till the whole is reduced to the required denomination.

Page 22 - Reduction is the process of changing the denomination of a number without altering its value.

Page 107 - DECIMAL FRACTIONS. 175. A Decimal Fraction is a fraction whose denominator is 10, or the product of several 10's. Decimal fractions are commonly expressed by writing the numerator only, with a point (.), called the decimal point. before it, care...