| Daniel Leach - Arithmetic - 1853 - 626 pages
...? What is quantity ) What is a unit ? What is a concrete number ? What is an abstract number ? • **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... | |
| William Scott - Arithmetic - 1854 - 230 pages
...of the order immediately superior to those of that other figure. The symbols employed are 1 (one), **2 (two), 3 (three), 4 (four), 5 (five), 6 (six), 7 (seven), 8 (eight), 9 (nine).** Besides these it is necessary that there be a figure without value to occupy the place of the units... | |
| Charles D. Lawrence - Arithmetic - 1854 - 336 pages
...characters. The characters which are generally employed are called figures. These figures are, 1 one, **2 two, 3 three, 4 four, 5 five, 6 six, 7 seven, 8 eight, 9 nine,** 0 cipher or nothing. By combining'these figures in different ways, they can be made to express any... | |
| James Cornwell - 1855 - 382 pages
...figures or characters as we have separate words. The only signs in use are the following : 1 means one ; **2, two ; 3, three ; 4, four ; 5, five ; 6, six ; 7, seven ; 8, eight ; 9, nine.*** When any one of these figures is found alone, and in this form, it only stands for one of the first... | |
| Noble Heath - Arithmetic - 1856 - 472 pages
...by adding a unit at a time, in forming what is called, the Scale of Natural Numbers : thus, 1 one, **2 two, 3 three, 4 four, 5 five, 6 six, 7 seven, 8 eight, 9 nine,** &c. It is easy to see that, in this scale, the numbers are odd and even ad infinitum (ad infmitum or... | |
| Epes Sargent - 1856 - 80 pages
...flowers. We draw water in a bucket from the well by a rope. NUMBER. FIGURE. NAME. | . . 1 . . One | . . **2 . . Two . . 3 . . Three . . 4 . . Four*' | | . ..... . 7 . . Seven • . . 8 . . Eight . . 9 . . Nine** . . 10 . . Ten 1 May I try to do a sum ? Yes. Can you add up one and one ? Yes, I can do that in my... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1856 - 452 pages
...are the other figures called ? They are, 0 called zero, cipher, or Naught. 1 - - One. 2 Two. 8 ... **Three. 4 - - - Four. 5 Five. 6 Six. 7 ... Seven. 8 Eight. 9 - - - Nine. The** cipher 0, expresses no value. It is used to denote the absence of a thing. The nine other figures are... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - 1857 - 336 pages
...of them. Art. 3. — Notation is the expressing of any number or quantity by 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 sometimes called digits, from the Latin word digitus, -which... | |
| Claudius Crozet - Arithmetic - 1857 - 192 pages
...written by means of .ten characters called figures. 4. What are these characters 1 They are 1 called one, **2 " two, 3 " three, 4 " four, 5 " five, 6 " six, 7 " seven, 8 " eight, 9 " nine,** 0 " naught, cipher, or zero. 5. How are the first nine characters called? They are called significant... | |
| Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1857 - 328 pages
...of them. Art. 3. — Notation is the expressing of any number or quantity by 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 sometimes called digits, from the Latin word digitus, which... | |
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