# Arithmetic on the Productive System: Accompanied by a Key and Cubical Blocks

J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1843 - Arithmetic - 312 pages
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### Contents

 Simple Numbers 26 Compound Numbers 73 Vulgar Fractions 109 Decimal Fractions 145 Currencies 161 Commission 167 Compound Interest 189 Banking 195
 Alligation 248 Progression 251 Annuities 256 Permutation 260 Position 261 Mensuration 263 Gauging 277 Tonnage 278

 Fellowship 222 Involution 230 Evolution 233
 Exchange 279 Miscellaneous Examples 288 Questions for Examination 297

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Page 242 - 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 115 - Find a common measure, by dividing the greater term by the less, and this divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains; the last divisor is the common measure.* 2. Divide both of the terms of the fraction by the common measure, aud the quotients will make the fraction required. * To find the greatest common measure...
Page 116 - Mnltiple of two or more numbers is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder ; thus 30 is the least common multiple of 10 and 15.
Page 35 - This is no denial of the mathematical proposition that the whole is equal to the sum of all its parts...
Page 186 - Compute the interest to the time of the first payment; if that be one year or more from the time the interest commenced, add it to the principal, and deduct the payment from the sum total. If there be...
Page 277 - ... above the upper deck ; the breadth thereof at the broadest part above the main wales, half of which breadth shall be accounted the depth of such vessel, and...
Page 124 - Multiply each numerator into all the denominators except its own for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a common denominator.
Page 180 - A Promissory Note is a written promise to pay a certain sum of money at a specified time.
Page 119 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f , -J.
Page 137 - ... 10. To divide a fraction by a whole number. — Divide the numerator or multiply the denominator.