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" To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator. "
A Complete Treatise on Arithmetic, Rational and Practical: Wherein the ... - Page 142
by Paul Deighan - 1804 - 177 pages
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Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant: Being a Plain Comprehensive System of ...

Nathan Daboll - 1839 - 220 pages
...lowest terms. Ans. f. PROBLEM II. To change a Whole or Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and to the product add the numerator ; this sum written over the denominator will form the fraction required. , EXAMPLES. 1. In 27f dollars...
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The Private Instructor, Or Mathematics Simplified: Comprising Every Thing ...

Jason M. Mahan - Arithmetic - 1839 - 312 pages
...terms. " 7. Reduce f ^ to its lowest terms. " 8. Reduce jy-j'V to its lowest terms. " RULE. M'.iltiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator of the fraction, tt:ider which write the denominator. Examples. 1. Reluca 41 77 to its equivalent improper...
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A New System of Arithmetic: In which is Explained and Applied to Practical ...

Calvin Tracy - Arithmetic - 1840 - 316 pages
...it by the proposed denominator ; the product will be the numerator : but if it be a mixed quantity, multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the given numerator ; then under the number thus- produced, write the denominator. 2. Reduce 8J to an improper...
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An Elementary Treatise on Algebra, in Theory and Practice: With Attempts to ...

John D. Williams - Algebra - 1840 - 634 pages
...CASE I. To reduce a mixed quantity to an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the integer, or whole part, by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator ; then under their sum place the original denominator. 1. Reduce a-\ -- and a — reach to improper...
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The National Arithmetic ...: Combining the Analytic and Synthetic Methods ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1841 - 334 pages
...fifths ; to which, if we add 3 fifths, the amount will be 88 fifths. Hence we deduce the following RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, and place their sum over the denominator of the fraction. 8. Reduce 16ti to an improper fraction. Ans....
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Ruger's Arithmetick, with Questions and Answers: A New System of Arithmetick ...

William Ruger - Arithmetic - 1841 - 268 pages
...— To reduce a mixed number to its equivalent imp-rapcr fraction. RULE. — Multiply the integer, or -whole number, by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator ; then set that sum. above the denominator for the fraction required. EXAMPLES; 1. Reduce 15 1 to an...
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Introduction to the National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System : Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1842 - 186 pages
...the dividend be a whole number, and the divisor be a fraction, the more expeditious way will be to multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to divide the product by the numerator, as in the following question. 16. How many times will 13 contain...
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Daboll's Complete Schoolmaster's Assistant Being a Plain Comprehensive ...

Nathan Daboll - Arithmetic - 1843 - 254 pages
...f|-f to its lowest terms. Ans. PROBLEM II. To change a Whole or Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and to the product add the numerator ; this sum •written over the denominator will form the fraction required. EXAMPLES. 1. In 27- dollars...
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Introduction to The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System; Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1844 - 210 pages
...-jT3 thus, ^. And this fraction, by definition —5 2d, on page 76, is an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, and pla'ce their sum over the denominator of the fraction. 7. Redoce 8-jSj- to an improper fraction....
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Engineers' and Mechanics' Pocket-book ...

Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1844 - 298 pages
...improper fractions are the same; thus, 5J= U1. for illustration, see following examples : RULE.— Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; then set that sum above the denominator. EXAMPLE.— Reduce 23| to a fraction. 33x6+2 = 140 6 6 EXAMPLE.—...
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