A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic ...
Hickling, Swan & Brewer, 1857
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Page 185 - Multiply each payment by its term of credit, and divide the sum of the products by the sum of the payments ; the quotient will be the average term of credit.
Page 202 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.
Page 11 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
Page 75 - 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 both factors.
Page 13 - Addition is the process of finding the sum of two or more numbers.
Page 45 - Divide the greater quantity by the less, and the preceding divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remains ; the last divisor will be the greatest common measure.
Page 52 - To reduce an improper fraction to its equivalent whole or mixed number. RULE. Divide the numerator by the denominator, and the quo<tient will be the whole or mixed number required.
Page 29 - Beginning on the left of the dividend, find how many times the divisor is contained in the fewest...
Page 135 - The rule for casting interest, when partial payments have been made, is to apply the payment, in the first place, to the discharge of the interest then due.
Page 35 - ... for other expenses, how much will he have left at the end of the year ? Ans. 10 dollars.