## 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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acres amount annexed annuity answer apples Arithmetic arithmetical series avoirdupois bought bushels called ciphers compound interest compound numbers contained cows cube root cubic currency decimal fractions denominator diameter divided dividend division divisor dollars equal evidently EXAMPLES FOR PRACTICE factors farthings federal money foot gain gallons given number greatest common divisor Hence hogshead horse hundred hundredths improper fraction inches least common multiple left hand length less number measure miles mills minuend minutes mixed number months multiplicand multiply Note number of terms OPERATION oranges ounce paid payment pence pints pounds present worth principal proportion pupil quantity quarts quotient quotient figure rate per cent ratio receive Reduce remainder right hand figure rule shillings side simple numbers sold solid feet square root subtraction tens thousandths units vulgar fractions weight whole number write yards of cloth

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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.