| John Bonnycastle - 1851 - 314 pages
...sum or 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
...figures, 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;... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1851 - 372 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),** 1 (seven), 8 (eight), 9 (nine), 0 (cipher, or nothing). The first nine of these figures are called... | |
| De Witt Clinton Benjamin - 1852 - 76 pages
...expressing 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
...by 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,... | |
| Charles Davies - 1852 - 346 pages
...used, and they form the alphabet of the Arabic Notation. They are 0 called zero, cipher, or Naught. **1 - - One. 2 - - - Two. 3 - - Three. 4 - - Four. 5 - - Five. 6 - -Six.** 'I Seven. 8 - - Eight. 9 - - Nine. 1 expresses a single thing, or the unit of a number. 2 - two things... | |
| James B. Dodd - 1853 - 402 pages
...numbers by 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;... | |
| Hugo Reid - 1853 - 144 pages
...out or to 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Charles D. Lawrence - Arithmetic - 1854 - 336 pages
...certain 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... | |
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