| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1850 - 368 pages
...Arithmetic are expressed by the ten following characters, which are called numeral figures ; viz. 1 (one), **2 (two), 3 (three), 4 (four), 5 (five), 6 (six), 7 (seven), 8 (eight), 9 (nine),** 0 (cipher, or nothing). The first nine of these figures are called significant, as distinguished from... | |
| James B. Dodd - Arithmetic - 1850 - 276 pages
...nnmeral characters or figures. These Figures — sometimes called the digits of numbers — are 1 one, **2 two, 3 three, 4 four, 5 five, 6 six, 7 seven, 8 eight, 9 nine,** and the 0 zero or cipher, which denotes nothing. The figures from 1 to 9 inclusive, are significant;... | |
| Charles Arnold - 1850 - 164 pages
...NUMERATION. Certain signs have been used to express numbers from one to nine. Thus, 1 we call one : 2 we call **two : 3, three : 4, four : 5, five : 6, six : 7, seven : 8, eight : 9, nine** : and 0 we call cipher, or nought. By these figures, differently placed, we can express any number... | |
| John Bonnycastle - 1851 - 314 pages
...number. The characters used for this purpose are the ten numeral figures, or digits, 0 cipher, 1 one, **2 two, 3 three, 4 four, 5 five. 6 six, 7 seven, 8 eight, 9 nine;** by which, either singly or conjointly, all numbers can be expressed. This is done by giving to each... | |
| Oliver Byrne - Engineering - 1851 - 310 pages
...which were introduced into Europe by the Moors about eight or nine hundred years since : viz. 1 one, **2 two, 3 three, 4 four, 5 five, 6 six, 7 seven, 8 eight, 9 nine,** 0 cipher or nothing. These characters or figures were formerly all called by the general name of Ciphers;... | |
| Daniel Leach - Arithmetic - 1851 - 280 pages
...integers. 7. In the computation of numbers, ten characters are employed, called figures ; thus : 1, one ; **2, two ; 3, three ; 4, four; 5, five ; 6, six; 7, seven; 8, eight ; 9, nine** • 0, cipher. The first nine figures are called significant, because they have a given value assigned... | |
| De Witt Clinton Benjamin - 1852 - 76 pages
...and reading numbers by figures. 4. What are the figures made use of to express numbers ? A. 1 (one), **2 (two), 3 (three), 4 (four), 5 (five), 6 (six), 7 (seven), 8 (eight), 9 (nine),** 0 (cipher or nought). 6. How do figures increase in value from the right to the left ? A. In ten-fold... | |
| James B. Dodd - Arithmetic - 1852 - 410 pages
...numcril characters or figures. These Figures — sometimes called the digits of numbers — are 1 one, **2 two, 3 three, 4 four, 5 five, 6 six, 7 seven, 8** eiyht, 9 nine, and the 0 zero or cipher, which denotes nothing. The figures from 1 to 9 inclusive,... | |
| Hugo Reid - 1853 - 144 pages
...tell " how many." How do you write down numbers 1 By means of marks called figures, namely, 1 one, **2 two, 3 three, 4 four, 5 five, 6 six, 7 seven, 8 eight, 9 nine,** and 0, called a cipher or nought. Explain how many each of these figures means. What is the use of... | |
| James B. Dodd - 1853 - 398 pages
...numeral characters or figures. These Figures—sometimes called the digits of numbers—are 1 one, **2 two, 3 three, 4 four, 5 five, 6 six, 7 seven, 8 eight, 9 nine,** and the 0 zero or cipher, which denotes nothing. The figures from 1 to 9 inclusive, are significant;... | |
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