# Second Book in Arithmetic: Comprising Four Years of Oral and Written Work in the Elements of Numbers

Harper & Brothers, 1882 - Arithmetic - 380 pages
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### Contents

 FRACTIONS 7 DECIMALS 111 Measures of farm products 189 The five general cases 239 Profit and loss 246 BLACKBOARD OUTLINES 269 SUPPLEMENT 277 Converse reductions 284
 111140 298 Longitude and time 299 Interest 306 141152 331 Ratio and proportion 333 153188 342 302 349 Forms of business papers 361

 Compound numbers 293

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Page 219 - A Circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every part of which is equally distant from a point within called the centre.
Page 346 - Multiply the complete divisor by the second figure of the root, subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder annex the next period for a new dividend.
Page 352 - 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 130 - Divide as in the division of integers, and point off as many decimal places in the quotient as the number of decimal places in the dividend exceeds the number in the divisor.
Page 351 - Multiply the divisor, thus increased, by the last figure of the root; subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend. 5. Double the whole root already found for a new divisor, and continue the operation as before, until all the periods are brought down. NOTE.
Page 165 - A FRACTION TO AN EQUIVALENT ONE HAVING A GIVEN DENOMINATOR, . — Divide the given denominator by the denominator of the fraction, and multiply both terms by the quotient.
Page 171 - Subtract the numerator of the subtrahend from the numerator of the minuend, and place the difference over the common denominator.
Page 96 - Divide the remaining part of the dividend by the remaining part of the divisor.
Page 322 - Find the amount of the principal to the time when the payment, or the sum of the payments, equals or exceeds the interest due.