## The Elements of Written Arithmetic: Combining Analysis and Synthesis ; Adapted to the Best Mode of Instruction for BeginnersThompson, Brown & Company, 1876 |

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acres added addition amount annex apples barrels of flour bought bushels called cents ciphers cloth column common common fraction containing cords cost cubic decimal denominator difference Divide dividend Division divisor dollars equal equivalent example Explain expressed factors feet figure five four fraction gain gallons give given grains greater Hence horse hundred inches interest least common leaves length less lowest MEASURE meters method miles minuend mixed number months multiplicand Multiply NOTE OPERATION paid pounds prime principle PROOF quarts quotient receive Reduce remainder result rods RULE Scale sell shillings simple sold solved square subtract subtrahend TABLE tens third thousand tons true units weeks Weight whole number wood worth write written yards

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Page 93 - Thirty days hath September, April. June, and November; All the rest have thirty.one, Save February, which alone Hath twenty.eight; and one day more We add to it one year in four.

Page 63 - Cut off as many figures from the right of the dividend as there are ciphers at the right of the...

Page 76 - TROY WEIGHT is used in weighing gold, silver, and precious stones. TABLE. 24 Grains (gr.) make 1 Pennyweight, dwt.

Page 99 - The Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the least number that...

Page 9 - ... that is, ten units make one ten, ten tens make one hundred, ten hundreds make one thousand, and so on.

Page 48 - The dividend is the number to be divided. The divisor is the number by which we divide.

Page 79 - TABLE. 16 Drams (dr.) make 1 Ounce, oz. 16 Ounces " 1 Pound, Ib. 25 Pounds " 1 Quarter, qr. 4 Quarters " 1 Hundred Weight, cwt. 20 Hundred Weight

Page 130 - If there are more decimal places in the divisor than in the dividend, the number may be made equal by annexing one or more ciphers to the dividend.

Page 57 - Divide the smallest number of figures in the left of the dividend that will contain the divisor and set the result as the first figure of the quotient at the right of the dividend. 3. Multiply the divisor by the quotient figure and set the product under that part of the dividend taken.

Page 73 - ENGLISH MONEY is the Currency of Great Britain. TABLE. 4 Farthings (far. or qr.) make 1 Penny, marked d. 12 Pence " 1 Shilling, " s. 20 Shillings " 1 Pound,