A Brief Course in Arithmetic: Oral and Written

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Leach, Shewell and Sanborn, 1882 - Arithmetic - 200 pages
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Page 120 - Reduce the fractions to a common denominator and divide the numerator of the dividend by the numerator of the divisor.
Page 55 - Division is finding how many times one number is contained in another; or It is finding one of the equal parts of a number.
Page 74 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 92 - A fraction is one or more of the equal parts of a unit...
Page 150 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 1 - A number is a unit or a collection of units; as one, three apples, five boys. 4. The unit of a number is one of the collection of units which constitutes the number. Thus, the unit of twelve is one, of twenty dollars is one dollar.
Page 148 - Measures are those used in measuring lines and distances. TABLE. 12 inches (in.) are 1 foot, ft. 3 feet " 1 yard, yd. 5^ yards, or 16J feet
Page 45 - To multiply a decimal by 10, 100, 1000, &c., remove the decimal point as many places to the right as there are ciphers in the multiplier ; and if there be not places enough in the number, annex ciphers.
Page 86 - A bill is Receipted when its payment is acknowledged in writing by the creditor, or by some one authorized to sign for him. NOTE. M. stands for " thousand
Page 67 - To divide a number by 100, move the decimal point two places to the left. Thus 7 + 100 = 0.07 or .07.

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