| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1847 - 368 pages
...alphabet of the arithmetical language. They are 0 which is called a cipher, or Naught, 1 . . . ... One, **2 ....... Two, 3 Three, 4 Four, 5 Five, 6 Six, 7 Seven, 8 . .Eight, 9 Nine.** We see from the language of figures, that 1 expresses a single thing, or a unit of a number. 2 - two... | |
| Frederic A. Adams - Arithmetic - 1847 - 238 pages
...WHOLE NUMBERS. IN common Arithmetic there are 9 figures used for the expression of numbers. 1, one ; **2, two ; 3, three ; 4, four ; 5, five ; 6, six ; 7, seven ; 8, eight ; 9, nine.** When one of these figures stands alone, it signifies so many units, or ones ; when two figures stand... | |
| Peter Nicholson, Joseph Gwilt - Architectural drawing Technique - 1848 - 756 pages
...NOTATION. — The characters or figures, by which all numbers are expressed, are the following ; 1 one, **2 two, 3 three, 4 four, 5 five, 6 six, 7 seven, 8 eight, 9 nine,** 0 a cipher, sometimes called nought. 2 is 1 and 1 more. 3 is 2 and 1 more. 4 is 3 and 1 more. 5 is... | |
| Austin Baldwin - Arithmetic - 1848 - 72 pages
...many figures are there, and what are they called ? A. Ten; namely, 1, called one; 2, two; 3, throe; **4, four ; 5, five ; 6, six ; 7, seven ; 8, eight ; 9, nine** ; 0, nought, or cipher. Q. How is the number known for which a figure stands ? A. By the place it occupies.... | |
| William A. Shepard - Arithmetic - 1849 - 64 pages
...or figures used to express the first nine numbers is given in the following table. 1 expresses One **2 " Two 3 " Three 4 " Four 5 " Five 6 " Six 7 " Seven 8 " Eight 9 " Nine The** pupil should he taught these signs until he can give any of them at a glance, and then he may be taught... | |
| Rufus Putnam - Arithmetic - 1849 - 404 pages
...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
...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... | |
| James B. Dodd - 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 Guilford Burnham - 1850 - 352 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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