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Operations with Fractions A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Connolly's Arithmetic: Or, The Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain Practical ... - Page 65
by James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - 1829 - 250 pages
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A system of practical arithmetic, comprehending numerous rules and examples ...

Samuel YOUNG (of Manchester.) - 1833 - 272 pages
...fractions. PROBLEM IV. To reduce mixed numbers to improper fractions. — Multiply the integer, or whole number, by the Denominator of the fraction, and add the Numerator thereto; under this sum write the Denominator. Reduce 4g, 6J, 14^, 15f, 12f, ?£, 1H* 17f, to improper...
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The North American Arithmetic: Part Third, for Advanced Scholars

Frederick Emerson - Arithmetic - 1834 - 300 pages
...following fractions to its lowest terms. &%. f&f. £%• HI- i%V &§!• CASE II. To reduce a whole number to an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the proposed denominator, and the product will ]>t the numerator. When the quantity to be reduced is a...
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The Western Arithmetic: Or, Pennsylvania and Ohio Accomptant: Being a Plain ...

James L. Connolly (mathematician.) - Arithmetic - 1835 - 250 pages
...Reduce 2|s to its proper terms. 27 6. Reduce T\80 to its proper terms. 831.J. 7. Reduce • 'T4T30 to its proper terms. 6130 'To reduce a mixed number...which place the given denominator. EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce Si to an improper fraction. Ans. |2. Reduce 6i to an improper fraction. 2^ . 3. Reduce 9| to an improper...
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The Teachers' Assistant: Or a System of Practical Arithmetic

Stephen Pike - Arithmetic - 1835 - 210 pages
...Reduce |, 4, f-, and -J to a common denominator. Uociili' 193 120 200 60 740' 247' 124^? 2 4 ff* CASE 3. To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction....product for a new numerator, under which place the given denomiuator. EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce 12| to an improper fraction. Result '\$*. ioo A 1 1 o new numerator....
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Taplin's improved edition of Walkingame's Tutor's assistant. To which is ...

Francis Walkingame - 1835 - 270 pages
...|, ^5, ^, to ihe least common denominator. RULE V. To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the...product for a new numerator, under which place the denominator. EXAMPLES. (20) Reduce 18f to an improper fraction. (21) Reduce 56^1 to an improper fraction....
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A brief compendium of arithmetic

Benjamin Snowden - 1835 - 108 pages
...f. D. reduced by Prob. 2 is -¿¡. Reduce \ of a crown to the fraction of a guinea. Problem 7. — To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction....the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, to the product add the numerator, which place over the given denominator. Reduce 12|j- to an improper...
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The New System of Practical Arithmetic: Whereby Most of the Various Problems ...

Charles Potts - Arithmetic - 1835 - 180 pages
...Reduce -ylff to its lowest terms. . Ans. 5. CASE 3. To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and add the numerator to the product ; then set that sum above the given denominator for the fraction required. EXAMPLES. 1. Reduce 12|...
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Rose's New Arithmetic: An Explanatory and Practical Arithmetic, Adapted to ...

John Rose - Arithmetic - 1835 - 180 pages
...fraction? What is called a composite number ? " CASE 2. To reduce a mixed number to its equivalent improper fraction. RULE.* 'Multiply the whole number...denominator of the fraction, and add the numerator of the fraction to the proj duct for the numerator, under which write the given denom I inator. EXAMPLES....
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Cobb's Explantory Arithmetick, Number Two: Containing the Compound Rules ...

Lyman Cobb - Arithmetic - 1836 - 216 pages
...How do you reduce a mixed number to its equivalent improper fraction ? A. Multiply the integer, or whole number, by the denominator of the fraction, and add the numerator to the product ; then that sum must be placed above the denominator for the fraction required. EXAMPLES For Theoretical...
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A Practical and Theoretical System of Arithmetic: Containing Several New ...

George Willson - Arithmetic - 1836 - 202 pages
...9/. 5. In 13 feet, how many -fa of a foot? Ans. 1-^/. III. To reduce a mixed number to an equivalent fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, add the numerator, and the sum will form the numerator of the fraction required. 1. What fraction is...
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