Adams's New Arithmetic: Arithmetic, in which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically Explained, and Synthetically Applied ... : Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies in the United States

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J. & J.W. Prentiss, 1838 - Arithmetic - 261 pages

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Page 204 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend.
Page 99 - To reduce an improper fraction to a whole or mixed number , — RULE : Divide the numerator by the denominator ; the quotient will be the whole or mixed number.
Page 103 - 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.
Page 110 - Multiply together the numerators for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.
Page 116 - To reduce fractions of different denominators to equivalent fractions, having...
Page 139 - RULE. Multiply as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the product point off as many figures for decimals as there are decimal places in both factors.
Page 124 - How does it appear, that in multiplying both terms of the fraction by the same number the value of the fraction is not altered ? 24.
Page 150 - The rate of interest upon the loan or forbearance of any money, goods or things in action...
Page 76 - January, are designated by the first seven letters of the alphabet, A, B, C, D, E, F, G ; and the one of these which denotes Sunday is the dominical letter.

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