| Rufus Putnam - Arithmetic - 1849 - 404 pages
...9. The ten following characters, called the Arabic figures, or digits, are used in writing numbers. **1, one ; 2, two ; 3, three ; 4, four ; 5, five ; 6, six ; 7, seven ; 8, eight ; 9, nine** ; and 0, naught. They are called digits, from the Latin word digilus, which signifies a finger. The... | |
| James Haddon - Arithmetic - 1849 - 144 pages
...by words or figures, or to read or write any number. The characters used for this purpose, are — **1, one ; 2, two; 3, three; 4, four; 5, five'; 6, six; 7, seven; 8, eight; 9, nine;** 0, cipher. These figures have various values, depending upon their situation, as in the following Table,... | |
| William A. Shepard - Arithmetic - 1849 - 72 pages
...should he taught these signs until he can give any of them at a glance, and then he may be taught the **3 " Three 4 " Four 5 " Five 6 " Six 7 " Seven 8 " Eight 9 " Nine** succeeding lessons in reading numbers expressed by figures. It will be seen that there is a figure... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1850 - 368 pages
...in 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 - 1850 - 276 pages
...by 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 Guilford Burnham - 1850 - 352 pages
...or more 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... | |
| James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1850 - 352 pages
...ninety-two. 998, nine hundred & ninety-eight. 999, nine hundred & ninety-nine. 1000, one thousand. **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.... | |
| James B. Dodd - Arithmetic - 1850 - 276 pages
...numeral characters or figures, These Figures — sometimes called the digits of numbers — are 1 me, **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... | |
| Daniel Leach - Arithmetic - 1851 - 280 pages
...called 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... | |
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