New Rudiments of Arithmetic: Combining Mental and Slate Exercises for Intermediate Departments

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Clark & Maynard, 1873 - Arithmetic - 224 pages
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Page 168 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt.) 4 quarts = 1 gallon (gal.) 31| gallons = 1 barrel (bbl...
Page 86 - The least common multiple of two or more numbers, is the least number which can be divided by each of them without a remainder. Thus, 12 is...
Page 62 - DIVISION is finding how many times one number is contained in another.
Page 141 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 83 - 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 170 - Time. 60 seconds (S.) make 1 minute, marked M. 60 minutes, 1 hour, h. 24 hours, 1 day, d. 7 days, . 1 week, w. 4 weeks, 1 month, mo. 13 months, 1 day and 6 hours, 1 Julian year, yr. Thirty days hath September, April, June and November ; February twenty-eight alone, all the rest have thirtyone.
Page 74 - Divide the remaining part of the dividend by the remaining part of the divisor. III. Prefix the remainder to the part of the dividend cut off, and the result will be the true remainder.
Page 160 - TABLE. 4 farthings (far. or qr.) make 1 penny, d. 12 pence " 1 .shilling, s. 20 shillings " 1 pound or sovereign, or sov.
Page 139 - 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 loth factors.
Page 87 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number which is a multiple of each of them; thus, 12 is the least common multiple of 2, 3, and 4.

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