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

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Brewer and Tileston, 1864 - Arithmetic - 348 pages

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Page 68 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 32 - In the multiplication of whole numbers, place the multiplier under the multiplicand, and multiply each term of the multiplicand by each term of the multiplier, writing the right-hand figure of each product obtained under the term of the multiplier which produces it.
Page 64 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f , -J.
Page 35 - 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 117 - 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 81 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...
Page 114 - 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 306 - Terms ; any three of which being given, the other two may be found. This gives rise to twenty distinct cases, a few of the more important of which will be here presented.
Page 36 - 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 120 - Multiply the given decimal by that number which it takes of the next lower denomination to make one of this higher, and...

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