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

Brewer and Tileston, 1864 - Arithmetic - 348 pages

### Contents

 Notation and Numeration 9 Fractional Notation 19 Table for Federal Money 41 PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS 56 FRACTIONS 64 Reduction to Lowest Terms 81 Questions for Review 89 Comparison of Liquid and Dry Meas 98
 Definitions and Reductions 171 Interest 178 Commission Brokerage and Stocks 209 Average or Equation of Payments 215 Average of Accounts 221 Custom House Business 228 MISCELLANEOUS 238 Ratio 246

 Table of Latitudes and Longitudes 130 Page 135 General Review No 149 Multiplication and Division by 155 Division 164
 Analysis and Compound Proportion 254 Mensuration 283 248 293 Cube Root 315 Divisibility by 325

### Popular passages

Page 60 - Multiplying or dividing both terms of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 24 - 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 56 - An Improper Fraction is one whose numerator is equal to or greater than its denominator ; as, f , -J.
Page 27 - 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 109 - 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 73 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...
Page 106 - 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 298 - 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 28 - 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 112 - Multiply the given decimal by that number which it takes of the next lower denomination to make one of this higher, and...