School Arithmetic: Analytical and Practical

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A.S. Barnes & Company, 1869 - Arithmetic - 336 pages
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Page 311 - EF, or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators, or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Page 304 - To find the solid contents of a prism. Multiply the area of the base by the altitude, and the product will be the contents (Bk.
Page 145 - Since the denominator denotes the number of equal parts into which the unit is divided...
Page 141 - Cancel the common factors from both the dividend and divisor. II. Then divide the product of the remaining factors of the dividend by the product of the remaining factors of the divisor, and the result will be the quotient.
Page 191 - RULE. Divide as in whole numbers, and from the right hand of the quotient point off as many places for decimals as the decimal places in the dividend exceed those in the divisor.
Page 155 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.
Page 195 - The Value of a fraction is the quotient of the numerator divided by the denominator.
Page 34 - The sign — , is called minus, a term signifying less. When placed between two numbers it denotes that the one on the right is to be taken from the one on the left. Thus, 6—4=2, denotes that 4 is to be taken from 6.
Page 73 - Then divide the remaining figures of the dividend by the remaining figures of the divisor.
Page 246 - ... interest, add the interest to the principal and from the sum subtract the payment: the remainder forms a new principal. II. But if the payment is less than the interest, take no notice of it until other payments are made, which in all, shall exceed the interest computed to the time of the last payment : then add the interest, so computed, to the principal, and from the sum subtract the sum of the payments : the remainder will form a new principal on which interest is to be computed as before.

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