# New Practical Arithmetic: In which the Science and Its Applications are Simplified by Induction and Analysis : Prepared to Accompany the Mathematical Series of Benjamin Greenleaf

R.S. Davis & Company, 1872 - 324 pages
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### Contents

 EXERCISES IN ANALYSIS 124 EXERCISES IN ANALYSIS 142 REDUCTION 153 LONGITUDE AND TIME 182 PERCENTAGE 188 COMMISSION AND BROKERAGE 195 REVIEW EXERCISES 202 PRESENT WORTH 214
 EQUATION OF PAYMENTS 242 SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 248 EXCHANGE 255 REVIEW EXERCISES 261 SPHERES 268 MEDIAL PROPORTION 274 ARITHMETICAL SERIES 280 EXERCISES IN ANALYSIS 287

 SQUARE ROOT 230 COMPOUND PROPORTION 236
 LEAST COMMON MULTIPLE 312 124 324

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Page 230 - In every proportion the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.
Page 85 - 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 148 - DRY MEASURE 2 pints (pt.) = 1 quart (qt.) 8 quarts =1 peck (pk.) 4 pecks = 1 bushel (bu...
Page 97 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 142 - TROY WEIGHT. 24 grains (gr.) = 1 pennyweight (pwt.). 20 pennyweights = 1 ounce (oz.). 12 ounces = 1 pound (lb.). 351. Apothecaries' weight is used in mixing medicines and in selling them at retail. APOTHECARIES
Page 87 - Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so on, until there is no remainder; the last divisor will be the greatest common divisor.
Page 210 - RULE. Divide the given interest by the interest of \$1 for the given time, and the quotient will be the answer.
Page 148 - A CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the center; as the figure ADB E.
Page 262 - A hare starts 25 of its leaps in advance of a hound, and takes 4 leaps to the hound's 3 ; but 2 of the hound's leaps are equal to 3 of the hare's ; how many leaps must the hound take to overtake the hare ? SOLUTION.
Page 147 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...