# The civil service arithmetic. [With] A key, Book 1

### Contents

 Definitions Notation and Numeration 1 Subtraction 9 Multiplication 16 224 19 Weights and Measures 24 25 Compound Addition 34 34 Compound Subtraction 42 Compound Multiplicati n 49
 Miscellaneous Exercises 99 Miscellaneous Exercises 111 Compound Proportion 125 The Chain Rule 131 Discount 142 The Stocks 148 Profit and Loss 154 Involution 161

 Duodecimals 58 what is called its simple value which never varies When 75 Multiplication 77 77 DECIMALS 84 Circulating Decimals 94
 Progressions 167 Examination Papers 176 Miscellaneous Questions 185 Examination Papers 202 Answers 209

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Page 23 - CUBIC MEASURE 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard...
Page 63 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction...
Page 22 - APOTHECARIES' WEIGHT. 20 Grains = 1 Scruple 3 Scruples = 1 Drachm 8 Drachms = 1 Ounce 12 Ounces = 1 Pound APOTHECARIES
Page 14 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor.
Page 113 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 19 - Place the sum down as in the last example, then mark off from the right of the dividend as many figures as there are ciphers in the divisor...
Page 9 - It shows that the numbers between which it is placed, are to be multiplied together. Thus the expression 9x6, signifies that 9 and 6 are to be multiplied together, and is read, " 9 multiplied by 6," or, simply,
Page 67 - Divide by any number that will divide two or more of the given numbers without a remainder, and set the quotients, together with the undivided numbers, in a line beneath.
Page 237 - IV. to which the Third Book is introductory, is a further extension of the same general plan, with the addition of a division on the more popular branches of Natural Science and Physics, sequentially arranged. BOOK V., which...
Page 133 - I. Multiply the principal by the rate, and that product by the time expressed in years, to find the interest II.