# A Written Arithmetic, for Common and Higher Schools; to which is Adapted a Complete System of Reviews, in the Form of Dictation Exercises

Brewer and Tisleston, 1865 - Arithmetic - 335 pages
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### Contents

 thmetic 9 TABLE OF CONTENTS 19 40 24 Fundamental Operations 45 General Review No 55 Greatest Common Divisor of Frac 61 What Part one Number is of another 80 General Review No 97
 Compound Interest 195 Present Worth and Discount 202 175 208 Taxes 209 Average or Equation of Payments 215 Average of Accounts 221 Compound Partnership 249 Simple Partnership 258

 Comparison of English and Federal 101 Surveyors Measure 108 91 114 DECIMAL FRACTIONS 121 General Review No 149 PERCENTAGE 171 Partial Payments 187
 Mensuration 283 Circles Similar Triangles Polygons 293 Alligation Medial 300 Annuities 311 APPENDIX 325 Table for finding Difference of Days 331

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Page 111 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 29 - 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 108 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a line, every part of which is equally distant from : a point within called the centre ; as AEFGBD.
Page 109 - If the right angle be considered as divided into 90 degrees, each degree into 60 minutes, and each minute into 60...
Page 67 - Now £ of 1 is a compound fraction, whose value is found by multiplying the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for a new denominator.
Page 4 - L, fifty; C, one hundred; D, five hundred ; M, one thousand.
Page 272 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend...
Page 29 - The number to be divided is called the dividend. The number by which we divide is called the divisor. The number which shows how many times the divisor is contained in the dividend is called the quotient.
Page 30 - When the dividend does not contain the divisor an exact number of times, the part of the dividend left is called the remainder, and it must be less than the divisor.
Page 105 - A pile of wood 4 feet wide, 4 feet high, and 8 feet long, contains 1 cord ; a pile 4 feet wide, 4 feet high, and 1 foot long, contains 1 cord foot.