Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained and Synthetically Applied : Illustrated by Copious Examples
Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1848 - Arithmetic - 306 pages
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Page 146 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.
Page 232 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.
Page 230 - Multiply each payment by the time at which it is due, then divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments, and the quotient will be the answer.
Page 243 - 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 145 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, 1 week, ' w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirty-one.
Page 84 - T'J to a whole, or mixed number. Rule. — Divide the numerator by the denominator, the quotient will be the whole number ; and the remainder (if any) the numerator of the fraction, having the divisor 12)114 Эд Answer.
Page 254 - ... the price of the last yard, or the last term. It is added 1 time less than the number of terms, since 4 is the price of the first yard without any addition. Hence, To find the last term of an ascending series when the first term, common difference, and number of terms
Page 237 - If a piece of land. 40 rods in length and 4 in breadth, make an acre, how wide must it be when it is but 25 rods long ? Ans.
Page 32 - Multiplication is the process of taking one of two numbers as many times as there are units in the other.
Page 144 - The denominations are chaldrons, bushels, pecks, quarts, and pints. TABLE. 2 pints (pts.) make - 1 quart, - marked - qt. 8 quarts 1 peck, pk. 4 pecks ----- 1 bushel, ----- bu. 36 bushels 1 chaldron, - - - - ch Note.