## Greenleaf's Introductory Arithmetic |

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acres acres of land amount apples barrels of flour Benjamin Greenleaf Bought bushels CANCELLED cents per lb circumference common denominator compound compound interest contains cords of wood cost cube root decimal diameter dividend divisor English equal farthings feet high feet long feet wide figure following RULE furlongs gain gallons given number Grammar Greenleaf's Arithmetic Greenleaf's National Arithmetic Hence the following hogshead hundred dollars hundred weight improper fractions John least common multiple less lowest terms miles Minuend mixed number molasses multiplicand Multiply NOTE OPERATION ounces paid payment pence pounds Principal pupil quantity quarts quotient Reduce remainder Required the interest Section Septillions seven hundred shillings simple fraction sold square feet square rods square root stereotype edition subtract subtrahend Teacher thousand thousandths tion tons TROY WEIGHT Undecillions units VULGAR FRACTIONS whole number write yards of cloth

### Popular passages

Page 100 - Multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators together for a new denominator.

Page 31 - Multiply the divisor, thus augmented, by the last figure of the root, and subtract the product from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend.

Page 126 - COMPUTE the interest on the principal sum from the time when the interest commenced to the first time when a payment was made, which exceeds either alone or in conjunction with the preceding payments (if any) the interest at that time due : add that interest to the principal, and from...

Page 79 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of...

Page 135 - ... in 12 months ; what is the equated time for the payment of the whole sum ? Ans.

Page 41 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November ; All the rest have thirty-one, Except the second month alone, Which has but twenty-eight, in fine, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.

Page 7 - 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 104 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.

Page 157 - ... under the last ; under all, set the cube of the last quotient figure, and call their sum the subtrahend. 7. Subtract the subtrahend from the dividend, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a new dividend, with which proceed as before, and so on, till the whole is completed. NOTE 1 . The same rule must be observed for continuing the operation, and pointing for decimals, as in the square root.

Page 138 - Multiply the, second and third terms together, and divide their product by the first, and the quotient is the answer in the same denomination to which the third is reduced. If any thing remains after division, reduce it to the mil lowest denomination, and divide as before.