## Fish's Arithmetic Number One[-two]: Oral and Written ..., Volume 2Ivison, Blakeman, 1883 - Arithmetic |

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acres altitude amount angles barrels of flour base bill bought bushels Centim cents a pound ciphers circumference coal common containing convex surface cord cube root cubic foot decimal diameter difference discount divided dividend divisor dollars draft dry measures equated exchange EXPLANATION.-Since expressed figure Find the area Find the cost Find the volume FORMULA fraction frustum gain gallons given number Hence hundred hundredths improper fractions inches integer interest invested land length loss measure meters metric system miles minuend mixed numbers Multiply number of terms ORAL EXERCISES paid payable payment percentage premium prime factors principal profit quotient ratio remainder rods selling price share side slant height sold square root subtract tens tenths term of credit thick toises tons trapezium units wheat wide WRITTEN EXERCISES

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Page 294 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line called the circumference, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.

Page 124 - ... as many decimal places as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds those in the divisor, prefixing ciphers to the quotient, if necessary.

Page 250 - The square root of a number is one of its two equal factors. Thus, 4 is the square root of 16.

Page 258 - RULE. 1. Separate the given number into periods of three figures each, beginning at the units place.

Page 74 - The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.

Page 275 - A sphere is a solid, bounded by one continued convex surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within, called the centre.

Page 247 - The square of a number composed of tens and units is equal to the square of the tens, plus twice the product of the tens by the units, plus the square of the units.

Page 125 - To divide by 10, 100, 1000, etc., it is necessary only to move the decimal point in the dividend as many places to the left as there are ciphers in the divisor.

Page 80 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...

Page 296 - RULE. — From half the sum of the three sides subtract each side separately ; multiply the half -sum and the three remainders together ; the square root of the product is the area.