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" 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. "
A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of Academies, as Well ... - Page 55
by Charles Hutton - 1818
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A New System of Arithmetic: In which is Explained and Applied to Practical ...

Calvin Tracy - Arithmetic - 1840 - 311 pages
...proposed denominator ; the product will be the numerator : but if it be a mixed quantity, multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the given numerator; then under the number thus produced, write the denominator. Ex. 1. Reduce 21 to a...
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Ruger's Arithmetick, with Questions and Answers: A New System of Arithmetick ...

William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1841 - 263 pages
...terms. Ans. f. CASE II. — To reduce a mixed number to its equivalent imp-rapcr fraction. RULE. — Multiply the integer, or -whole number, by the denominator...denominator for the fraction required. EXAMPLES; 1. Reduce 15 1 to an improper fraction, 15f 8 120 5 the numerator added. 125 new numerator, denominator Proof....
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The National Arithmetic ...: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1841 - 314 pages
...if we add 3 fifths, the amount will be 88 fifths. Hence we deduce the following RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, and place their sum over the denominator of the fraction. 8. Reduce 16ti to an improper fraction. Ans....
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Introduction to the National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System : Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1842 - 186 pages
...fraction by definition 2d, on page 67, is an —- Hence the following OO- TT .1 /•!! RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, and place their sum over the denominator of the fraction. f. Reduce 8-pr to an improper fraction. Ans....
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Daboll's Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant Being a Plain Comprehensive ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1843 - 254 pages
...lowest terms. Ans. PROBLEM II. To change a Whole or Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and to the product add the numerator ; this sum •written over the denominator will form the fraction required. EXAMPLES. 1. In 27- dollars...
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Engineers' and Mechanics' Pocket-book ...

Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1844 - 264 pages
...fractions are the same; thus, 5J= U1. for illustration, see following examples : RULE.— Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and...numerator; then set that sum above the denominator. EXAMPLE.— Reduce 23| to a fraction. 33x6+2 = 140 6 6 EXAMPLE.— Reduce i|^ inches to its value in...
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Introduction to The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System; Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1844 - 210 pages
...^. And this fraction, by definition —5 2d, on page 76, is an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, and pla'ce their sum over the denominator of the fraction. 7. Redoce 8-jSj- to an improper fraction....
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Introduction to The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System: Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1844 - 184 pages
...definition — 2d, on page 76, is an improper fraction. " Hence the following RULE. Multiply the rehole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, and place their sum over the denominator of the fraction. 7. Reduce 8-^ to an improper fraction. Ans....
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Watson's Tutor's assistant; or, Complete school arithmetic

William WATSON (of Beverley.) - Arithmetic - 1845 - 188 pages
...to its proper terms. Ans. . To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator ; under which place the denominator. EXAMPLE. 1. Reduce 5\ to an improper fraction. 5X2 + I 1I . 5...
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Greenleaf's Introductory Arithmetic

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1845 - 226 pages
...fraction, by definition _ 2d, on page 76, is an improper fraction " Hence the following RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, and place their sum over the denominator of the fraction. 7. Reduce 8^- to an improper fraction. Ans....
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