The American Arithmetic: Adapted to the Currency of the United States. To which is Added a Concise Treatise on the Mensuration of Planes and Solids. Compiled for the Use of Schools &c
Gerrish & Tyler, 1826 - 227 Seiten
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Seite 123 - Separate the given number into periods of two figures each, beginning at the right hand: the period on the left will often contain but one figure.
Seite 85 - Multiply all the numerators together for a new numerator, and all the denominators together for a new denominator.
Seite 83 - To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction. RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator for a new numerator, and place it over the denominator. 1. Reduce 127T^ to an improper fraction.
Seite 123 - ... period, and subtract it therefrom, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. 3. Place the double of the root already found, on the left hand of the dividend for a divisor. 4. Seek how often the divisor is contained in the dividend...
Seite 109 - Is when the several shares of stock are continued in trade an equal term of time. RULE. As the whole stock is to the whole gain or loss : so is each man's particular stock, to his particular share of the gain or loss.
Seite 94 - Reduce compound fractions to simple ones, and mixt numbers to improper fractions ; then multiply the numerators together for a new numerator, and the denominators for. a new denominator.