A New Elementary Arithmetic: Uniting Oral and Written Exercises

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American Book Company, 1883 - Arithmetic - 268 pages

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Page 100 - Multiplication is the process of taking one number as many times as there are units in another.
Page 111 - DIVISION is the process of finding how many times one number is contained in another, or of finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 150 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 166 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 239 - What part of a year is 1 month ? 2 months? 3 months ? 4 months ? 5 months ? 6 months ? 7 months? 8 months? 9 months?
Page 121 - If 2 men start from the same place, and travel in opposite directions ; one at the rate of 3| miles in an hour, and the other 4...
Page 169 - Point off as many decimals in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor.
Page 145 - To find the fractional part of an integer, or to multiply an integer by a fraction, Divide the integer by the denominator and multiply the quotient by the numerator. Or: Multiply the integer by the numerator and divide < the product by the denominator. 2.
Page 120 - The product of two numbers is 56, and one of the numbers is 7: what is the other number?
Page 148 - To divide a whole number by a fraction, — Multiply the dividend by the denominator of the fraction, and divide the product by the numerator.

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